I'm very excited to be in my 11th year of teaching beginner instrumental music in the Aston and Coebourn Elementary Schools. I also have the pleasure of fulfilling the duties of Assistant Director with Sun Valley's Marching Vanguards.
I began my musical endeavors in 4th grade as a percussionist and a pianist, eventually leading to studies in French horn and voice as well. While at IUP, my major instrument was French horn with a minor in voice. I performed in almost all of the major ensembles (Concert band, Symphony Band, Wind Ensemble, Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, Horn Ensemble). Since then, I've played horn with the Chester County Concert Band, Reading Buccaneers Drum and Bugle Corps, Rose Tree Pops Orchestra, and various pit orchestras for local musical theater productions. You might also have seen me conduct or perform on stage in musical theater productions with the Rose Valley Chorus and Orchestra. I even maintain a private studio of brass students outside of school.
I look forward to sharing my love and knowledge of music with your child each day, and I hope that they develop a strong appreciation for making and consuming music as well!