Miss Judy, owner and educator, received her music education at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, and continued studies in music composition after relocating to Pennsylvania. A veteran piano teacher and church organist, she has directed adult and children’s choirs spanning all ages. Until recently she served as the Worship Director at Freedom Community Church in Souderton, PA. Miss Judy is the primary author of our custom cirricula featured in both our daycare and studio programs.
Miss Debbie joined our staff in 2007, after enjoying our program for three years as one of our “Music Class Mom’s”. Miss Debbie currently teaches in several of our Daycare programs in Lansdale, Horsham and Collegeville. After graduating from Temple University with a BA, she worked in customer service for ten years before starting her family. Miss Debbie enjoys singing, acting and dancing with her church theatrical group at Our Lady of Mt Carmel in Doylestown. more
Miss Rachel joined Milestones In Music during the Fall Semester of 2011. She moved to the area from Syracuse, NY, where she obtained a Master of Science degree in Music Education, Magna Cum Laude, and a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Syracuse University. Miss Rachel has experience teaching both elementary and secondary level band, orchestra, piano and voice.
We are pleased to have Miss Tara on our staff! Miss Tara’s beautiful voice and a love of children, Miss Tara brings an excellent music background. Her previous experience includes teaching general music K-5, as well as singing in several choirs, serving as a Cantor in her church, and performing in the Bell Choir. Miss Tara has a degree in Music Education from Rutgers University.
We are delighted to have Miss Laura on the Milestones In Music teaching team! Miss Laura has a beautiful voice, has been a member of several choirs, chorales, and musical productions. Laura’s education (Master’s degree from Columbia University) and employment background was in social work within the school systems from preschool through older ages, so she has a rich background of working with children. According to Miss Laura, “singing has always been a part of my life. I was in chorus programs from elementary school through high school. In college, I served as the Music Chair for my sorority, putting together group singing events, skits and other fun competitions. I also attended parent/child music classes with my own children from infancy through preschool.”
Miss Kirsten has been singing professionally for over 15 years. After graduating from Penn State University with a B.F.A in music theater in 2000, she moved to the Big Apple where she worked as a singer/actress for 10 years. There, she headlined many national and international tours of musicals along with performing off-broadway and regional theater. Kirsten also has her MS in Elementary Education and has been a first grade teacher for 9 years in Bucks County. Additionally, she spent 8 years teaching children music and theater, a passion of hers.
Miss Sharon is an accomplished singer and songwriter who loves working with children and the community. A graduate of Temple University’s Radio-Television-Film program, she has retired from her work in community affairs and now looks forward to using her vocal and musical training to engage young people through our music classes.