Polly Towner

Teaching Statement Ms. Towner loves to share her passion for singing with students of all ages and abilities. She recognizes that singing is personal and works to build her students’ self-confidence through solo and ensemble singing. Ms. Towner believes technique is the foundation of all singing and encourages her students to explore many styles of […]

Donna Lombardo

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Education B.M. and M.M. in voice pedagogy from Indiana University School of Music Teaching/Performance Bio Ms. Lombardo is former faculty of American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. She was the recipient of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Artist Award, a finalist in the Opera Company of Boston auditions; semi-finalist in the Metropolitan […]

Teresa A. Barton

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Teaching Statement That moment when a student realizes he or she is capable of creating beauty: that is why I teach. Education B.S. cum laude in Music Education, from Western Connecticut State University. Suzuki Training levels one through four, Suzuki Institute, Hartt School of Music. Teaching/Performance Bio Ms. Barton worked as musical director and accompanist […]

Adriana Ruiz

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Teaching Philosophy I believe in the immense power of music.  Motivating its learning from an early age, brings countless benefits to children. Always teaching in a positive and fun environment, I encourage my students to discover and appreciate the beauty of this art. Biography Adriana Ruiz began her studies of piano at the age of […]

Hailley McConnell

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Teaching Statement Everyone deserves a chance to shine and express themselves, while also learning the valuable life skills that will make them a well-rounded and successful individual. Fortunately, music is the perfect subject to do just that. Education Ms. McConnell graduated from Keene State College in 2018 with a BM in Music Education. Bio Ms. […]