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Mary Porter, who has a Master's in Music/Arts Education from Webster University, began developing as a teacher the abundantly creative Land of Music® (LOM) story-based system almost 27 years ago, bringing music to life. Since that time, Mary's creative energy has continually inspired growth and success in the Land of Music® System. Her numerous contributing roles in the education field include educator, lecturer, television producer, and Regional EMMY-nominated songwriter.

Mary is also globally recognized as a successful author and creator of the animal advocacy web site, www.creatures.com.

Mary Porter

Bob Buddemeyer, graduate of the Central Methodist Conservatory of Music, was the main engineer in the molding of LOM's theory rich musical effectiveness.

  Accomplished pianist Dr. Lana Richard, a Washington University Graduate, developed the child-friendly LOM keyboarding system.

Karla Harris, a professional vocalist, writer, and graduate of the University of Missouri - St. Louis, wrote the wonderful stories, plays, video, and many of the songs in the LOM system.

  Linda O'Heron earned her Master's from Lindenwood University and was the organizational and creative force behind LOM Parts 3 and 4.

The main artist responsible for the literally hundreds of delightful characters and playful scenes is Lisa Ducioame, who earned her B.F.A. from Midwestern State University in Texas.

  Ron Porter, who served in the U.S. military, provides vital support as manager of our product line, publishing and technology.

Roman Buddemeyer, who earned a B.F.A. from Maryville University and a Master's in Education from Lindenwood University in St. Louis, contributes to the artwork and markets our products. Look for Roman at these upcoming events.

We would also like to recognize and thank numerous other contributors,
including our many great teachers already using this system!

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