I have a Master's in Music Education with many years of classroom instruction as well private lessons. My goal is find how my students best learn and create a comfortable and inviting environment where he/she can flourish and continue a life-long learning of music.
Education / Training
I am a graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education with a concentration in Voice and a minor in Piano. In college I sang in various operas and opera scene performances and was a finalist for the ECU concerto competition. I also participated in NATS (National Association of Teachers Singing) competitions in which I scored an exellent rating and was in the top 3 in my age category. I also served as accompanist for undergraduate students in my studio.
I recieved my Master's Degree from ECU in Music Education. I have taught Elementary general music and chorus classes as well as Middle School Chorus, Drama, Musical Theater and Group Piano. I am currently the choir director and Director of Children and Youth Ministries for Zebulon United Methodist Church and have been a private piano and voice teacher for 5 years.
I am considering taking lessons. Please contact me with further information. Thank you.
Shenandoah Conservatory is a performing arts community located near Washington DC with a comprehensive unit of 750 students and 120 faculty in music, theater and dance. In 2008-09, resident and visiting artists include the Audubon Quartet, pianist John O'Conor and trumpet artist Jens Lindemann.