Teaching is my passion! I teach students from kindergarten through adult, and I love working with young wiggle worms. Wiggling is part of the fun! We dance, we sing, we drum, we pretend, we play rhythm games, and more. Music is dynamic!
With older students, I utilize the above activities depending on their needs and interests. Students learn music reading, how to play a variety of styles, improvisation, playing by ear, transposition, composition, and theory.
Education and Memberships
For 20 years, I have been performing professionally in the area:
In addition to teaching and performing, I want to use music to inspire, educate, and empower children to make healthy and sustainable lifestyle choices. I am currently building a choir called, "Sing the World Green," which will sing children's songs that I have composed with the theme of green living.
The music teacher in me wants to make these songs available easily and cheaply to other music and classroom teachers. Soon, the sheet music and recordings will be available on a website for downloading.
Check out my former students at Ryan Elementary singing, "A Rainbow on My Plate." Look at how much fun they are having!