- Teaches students:
- Ages 2+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
- August 2007
Carmen began studying piano at the age of 6 and her teachers include Lisa Emenheiser-Sarrat, pianist for the National Symphony Orchestra, and Steven Heyman, Associate Professor of Piano and Chair of the Department of Applied Music and Performance at Syracuse University. She received a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University and has since completed graduate studies in music education, organ performance, early childhood education, and psychology. Carmen has given solo and collaborative performances on organ, piano, harpsichord, clavichord, and voice and loves to perform in a wide variety of musical genres including classical, folk, musical theater, and gospel music! In addition to her passion for music, Carmen is passionate about teaching. Her general teaching philosophy is to help students of all ages and levels enjoy music while supporting them as they discover and reach their full potential!+ Read More
The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to enrich lives through organ and choral music. To achieve this we: 1. Encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music 2.Inspire, educate, and offer certification for organists and choral conductors 3. Provide networking, fellowship, and mutual support 4.Nurture future generations of organists 5. Promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles; and 6. Engage wider audiences with organ and choral music.+ Read More
National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.
Since 1907, NAfME has worked to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers.