Welcome to band! I am excited for your student to have the opportunity to play a band instrument. In this class they will learn the mechanics of how to play their instrument, read music, and how to play in an ensemble. Students will perform 2 day and evening concerts during the school year. It's great to hear and see the progress they ma
This is my 28th year teaching in Gilbert, 20th year at Islands, and 35th year teaching in music education. I have a Bachelors and Masters in Music Education from The Crane School of Music in Potsdam, NY. I have enjoyed teaching students throughout the years. I've performed in many bands and orchestras throughout the years on flute and have had some wonderful traveling experiences. One of my fondest memories is performing at the Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, NY. I even have my own medal.:) I tell the students that they never know what is up and coming for them as they continue on in music.