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Deryck Clarke

Deryck Clarke serves as an Instructional Supervisor. Born and raised in East New York, Brooklyn, Deryck comes from a musical family from Guyana, South America. He attended all NYC DOE schools when in fourth grade he discovered his current instrument, the French horn. Deryck later graduated from the Fiorello H. Laguardia High School of Music …

Naomi L. Fernandez

Naomi Fernandez serves as an Instructional Supervisor. She brings to Education Through Music 14 years of music teaching experience and a passion for music education. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in K-12 music education from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska, she went on to earn her master’s degree in music education from Boston University. Before …

Stephanie Nantell

Stephanie Nantell serves as an Instructional Supervisor. Stephanie joins Education Through Music directly from teaching elementary music in NYC public and charter schools. She has a Master of Arts in music education and a Master of Music in trumpet performance, both from NYU. While there, Stephanie taught as a private trumpet instructor for NYU undergraduates (non-music majors), tutored with …

Alice Rogers

Alice Rogers serves as an instructional supervisor with ETM.  She is a veteran music teacher with K-12 certification in New York and her home state of Massachusetts.  An alumna of Ithaca College, she earned her undergraduate degree in Music Education and pursued studies in piano and trombone on full scholarship.  She completed her M.M. in Musicology …

Rachael Carson

Rachael Carson serves as an instructional supervisor. Originally from rural Eastern Pennsylvania, Rachael joins Education Through Music after making the great state of New York her home for the last three years. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Violin Performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s degree in Music Education from Arizona …

Erin Giacinto

Erin Giacinto has been working with Education Through Music for five years first as a music teacher, and now as an instructional supervisor. She is a clarinet player and vocalist who has been teaching general music and band in NYC schools since 2009. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree from Five Towns College in Music Education …

Ulises Solano

Ulises Solano serves as an instructional supervisor. Hailing  from Costa Rica, Ulises Solano is a graduate from Indiana University, performer and teacher and a veteran with Education Through Music. He has taught in several ETM schools both in the Bronx and Harlem since 2007. Ulises has a strong vocal performance background as an operatic tenor. …