with Amy Panetta, MA

About Amy Panetta, MA

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Teacher Bio

“If you can walk you can dance, and if you can talk you can sing.” – Proverb from Zimbabwe

In over 17 years of teaching, I have instructed virtually all ages, from newborns to senior citizens.  I teach a variety of music on instruments, including piano, voice, woodwinds, brass, strings, and percussion, as well as music theory and beginning music writing. 

Education

Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education,  concentration in Piano and minor in Art

 

Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at University of Limerick in Ireland, Masters in Ethnomusicology

Professional Development and Continuing Education
:

  • Kodaly Levels I, II, II, and IV

  • Orff Level I

  • Handbell Pedagogy

  • Drum Circle Facilitation

  • Kindermusik

  • Circle Singing

  • “The Mood of the Fifth” Early Music Education, Waldorf Philosophy

  • Storytelling and Crafts, Waldorf Philosophy

  • Non-Violent (Compassionate) Communication
     

Teaching licenses from the State of Vermont, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New York, and  Pennsylvania.

In addition, when possible, I continue research in academic research topics as an ethnomusicologist.  In 2017, I spoke at the Celtic Studies of North America Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.