B.A. in Music Education, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, R.J., Brasil
M.A., Music Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Postgraduate Professional License, Commonwealth of Virginia, Vocal/Choral – Music PreK-12th; Instrumental Music PreK-12th; Music: Instrumental and Vocal PK-12th
Choir director for 10 years
Music Theatre Director for Middle School Musicals for 16 years
Yamaha Music Education System – Certified to teach piano for the following curriculum; Music for Kids (3-4yr olds), Junior Music (4-7 yr. old) Young Musicians Course (7-11yr old); Junior Extension Course; Keyboard Encounters (teens and adults)
21 years of experience teaching music K-8 in schools
17 years of experience teaching music theater for middle school students
21 years of experience teaching piano and theory (14 of those through the Yamaha Music Education System)
Accompanist for “The Spotsylvanias” community choir 2 years
WELCOME BACK TO WHAT PROMISES TO BE ANOTHER FUN AND BLESSED YEAR AT OUR MUSIC DEPARTMENT!
As we celebrate the Year of Hope during our school year, we should remind ourselves to speak kindly and with love and life. Words can give people hope or cause despair. I want to share with you the following video. The song “Speak Life” is a reminder of how to use words for life.
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I do not as a general rule assign homework. However, there will be occasional projects and/or assignments which I will publish here in addition to giving the assignment and instructions to the students in class.