Cynthia Lilley earned her Dalcroze License at Longy School. She lives in New York where she currently teaches at the Dalcroze School at Lucy Moses School and the Dalcroze Program at the Diller-Quaile School of Music. She is past president of the New York Chapter of the DSA. She is a composer of art songs. She also has her Orff Schulwerk certificate from UCLA. She was a former faculty member at Thurnauer School, Tenafly, NJ, Mannes College of Music and was a presenter at National Orff Conference and National Dalcroze Conference.