About Me

Welcome to Oodles of Music! My name is Laura Bartolomeo and I taught public school music for almost 40 years.

“It’s my greatest hope that Oodles can provide you with quality musical experiences for your students and save you TIME!”

My Specialities
  • The Orff approach
  • Ukulele, guitar, keyboard, recorder, drumming
  • Dancing and movement
  • Technology in the curriculum
  • Global perspectives
  • DonorsChoose project writing and funding
  • Differentiation
  • Centers/Free-choice creation/application
  • Concerts, Festivals, and Community-wide Events
Teaching Experience
  • Indianapolis Public Schools, Indianapolis IN
    • Center for Inquiry at 70 (K-8)
    • Center for Inquiry at 84 (K-8)
    • Neighborhood Schools #69 and #37 (K-6)
  • Mt. Pleasant Public Schools, Mt. Pleasant MI (K-5)
  • Mt. Pleasant Community College, Mt. Pleasant MI
  • Burris Lab School, Muncie IN (K-8)
  • Ball State University, Muncie IN
  • Washington Township Schools, Indianapolis IN
    • Westland Middle School (6-8)
    • Allisonville Elementary (K-6)
  • Hamilton Hts. Schools, Arcadia IN
My Degrees and Certifications
  • Master of Music Ed, Butler University
  • Bachelor of Music Ed, Butler University
  • Orff Certification-Level I, II, III, Anderson University
  • Little Kids Rock Certification (two workshops)
  • International Baccalaureate Middle School Certification

Personal Life

I was born and raised in Paris, Ky. My husband and I met at Butler University in Indianapolis. Because my husband was a college football coach, we moved around a bit but ended up back in Indianapolis where we both are now retired. My two daughters live in Denver and we love to visit them and their families.

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2 thoughts on “About Me”

  1. Hello my name is Karen Dorsey. I teach elementary music in Texas. I have purchased both the “Change In You” and “Change Is You”.
    I am unable to access the audio of either song. I was wondering if there is some way I can get a separate audio for those.
    Thank you in advance
    Karen Dorsey
    RCES music
    Big Lake, TX


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