I am a PA Certified Music Teacher. I studied under Nancy Chumachenco in Switzerland, Feng Hew and Eva Herrer in Buffalo, New York, and Jeffrey Solow at Temple University’s Boyer College of Music (http://www NULL.temple NULL.edu/boyer/index NULL.htm), and I graduated from Temple University’s Boyer College of Music. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education.
I have played with the Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra (http://www NULL.orchardparksymphony NULL.org/index NULL.php), the Four Centuries Chamber Orchestra, the Benjamin String Quartet, and the Amitie Trio.
In addition to instructing my private studio students, I directed Eli’s Friends children’s choir at Hamilton Park United Church of Christ (http://hpucc NULL.org) in Lancaster, PA. I taught 1st and 2nd grade violin at Brecht Elementary School (http://mtwp NULL.net/index NULL.php?option=content&task=section&id=8&Itemid=66). I was a substitute teacher for Conestoga Valley School District, Manheim Township School District, Hempfield School District, and the School District of Lancaster.
I am a member of ASTA (American String Teachers Association) (http://www NULL.astaweb NULL.com/am/template NULL.cfm?section=home), SAA(Suzuki Association of the Americas) (https://suzukiassociation NULL.org/), NAFME(National Association for Music Education) (http://www NULL.nafme NULL.org/), PMEA (Pennsylvania Music Educators Association) (http://www NULL.pmea NULL.net/) and MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) (http://www NULL.mtna NULL.org).
In addition to teaching, I am also available to play solo cello music at weddings, parties and special events.