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Zac Carson

Zac Carson obtained his Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Moravian College with a concentration in Instrumental Music and Jazz Studies. Through his passion for teaching, he creates real-world learning opportunities for all students. Zac’s primary instrument is the double bass, where he has performed with Grammy-winning and nominated artists, including Harry Connick Jr., …

Larrej Drayton

Larrej Drayton received his B.M. in Performance with a concentration in Opera Performance from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. At his undergraduate University, he worked heavily as Assistant Artistic Director of Hub City Opera and Dance Company and assistant conductor of their productions of Opera …

Larrolyn Patterson Parms-Ford

Larrolyn Patterson Parms-Ford obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance with a specialization in vocal and saxophone Jazz improvisation from Mills College in Oakland, CA. She also earned a Masters of Arts and a Masters of Education in Music and Music Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She believes that instilling confidence in her …

Kristen Islas

Kristen Islas holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music in Vocal Performance. Her primary instruments are voice and piano, and she dabbles in ukulele and guitar. Kristen was recently a lead teacher at a private preschool in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, and before that, she led “Baby and Me” …

Kristen Burnette

Kristen Burnette recently graduated from New York University with a Bachelor’s of Music in Music Education and a NYS Teaching Certification. Throughout her collegiate career, Kristen concentrated in voice and gained experience performing various vocal genres in the choral and solo settings. In the classroom, Kristen facilitates meaningful music-making opportunities that incorporate movement, composition, and …

Ashley D’Amico

Ashley D’Amico obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from Hofstra University with a concentration in Orchestra. Her primary instrument is the violin, but during her studies, she discovered the joys of the General Music classroom. From there, Ashley has focused on musical play and creativity. As a Reserve Teacher, she is excited …

Alyssa Flora

Alyssa Flora obtained her Bachelor of Music in Music Education from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with an emphasis in Voice and a minor in Theater. Alyssa enjoys singing, playing trumpet, and playing piano, and even sometimes writes music. She loves to encourage a sense of both fun, creativity, and curiosity with her students!

Alex Patrie

Alexander Patrie obtained his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Western Connecticut University in Danbury, CT. Alexander has been teaching privately for several years and has served as Music Director for many organizations, including The Diocese of Bridgeport. Alexander’s primary instruments are guitar, voice, and piano, with a love for music production.