A closeup of Michelle Fella Przybylowski wearing a maroon sweater in front of wooden doors

Adjunct Professor

Music Education (BM & MAT)

Michelle Fella Przybylowski is a music educator with more than 40 years of experience, a teacher educator and member of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, and a harpist.


Michelle Fella Przybylowski currently teaches for UArtsā€™ Summer Music Studies Orff programming, as well as being a course director, a Level III instructor, and an adjunct professor. She is certified in Orff Schulwerk and AOSA (American Orff Schulwerk Association) teacher certification, as well as being certified in Choral Music Experience and Kodaly. Przybylowski recently retired from Cheltenham Elementary School, Pennsylvania, and served on the Orff Echo Editorial Board (2011ā€“2017). Additionally, she is a Level II and III instructor for Orff at Kent State University, Ohio. Przybylowski presents workshops, and her major instrument is harp. She is the wife of Ted and the mother of three children and five grandchildren.


Przybylowski has presented sessions for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, the NAfME (National Association for Music Education) Eastern Division conference, and the American Orff Schulwerk Association National Conference, in addition to the Philadelphia Area Orff Schulwerk Association, the Maryland Music Educators Association, and other AOSA chapters.

Awards & Accolades

Przybylowski served as president-elect and president of the American Orff Schulwerk Association, 2019ā€“2023.