“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.
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
Drum Circle Facilitation
“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.