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Orchestra Director: Merit Music in Communities; Faculty: Viola
B.A. Music History, Knox College. B.A. University of Iowa, Elementary Education.
Currently enrolled at Chicago State University, Masters of Science in Special Education LBS
I have been teaching in Chicago Public Schools for the past 24 years. I have been with the Merit School of Music for the past 22 years. Certified Suzuki viola instructor.
Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams. Sugar Magnolia by the Grateful Dead