Lillie Feierabend is known for her work with young children and instilling a love of music within them. She has been a general music teacher in Connecticut for the past twenty years and a director for the Connecticut Children’s Chorus for the past twelve years. She received the 1998 Teacher of the Year Award from her district for her innovative and inclusive music programs. In 2008, she again received her district’s Teacher of the Year Aware and the Outstanding Elementary Music Educators Award from the Connecticut Music Educators Association. She is a frequent clinician at local, state, and national conferences, speaking on many aspects of early childhood music.