Robin Hopper performs annually at the Alaska Folk Festival.
Adjunct Education faculty Robin Hopper has been nominated for a newly created Grammy award: "Grammy Music Educator of the Year". Hopper teaches the e-learning course ED320C, Music in the K-8 Classroom. She is also the Elementary Classroom Music Specialist at Homestead Elementary School in the Anchorage School district. There were more than 30,000 nominations for this award, and Hopper is one of 217 quarter-finalists chosen from across the nation and the only educator from Alaska.
Hopper has been teaching elementary school music for 36 years and has taught Elementary Music Methods classes in the UA system since the 1980s, both for UAA and UAS. “I'm very excited to be a quarter-finalist, and it will be interesting to see how the Grammy process proceeds in the next few months,” she said. Robin Hopper performs annually at the Alaska Folk Festival. She has produced six albums over the past several years.