Since 1997, MusicMakers has been providing high quality music lessons on all instruments and voice, for all ages and abilities. Our Comprehensive Music Learning approach ensures that every student thrives in ALL areas -- not only learning their instrument, but technique, theory, history and even writing music -- so that students become Independent Musicians. Our affiliation with the Royal Schools of Music (England) allows our students to take a yearly practical exam, so you can see your progress & areas of improvement easily. Early childhood programs, school programs, etiquette, adults, +

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  Person Paula Penna, MMed., BMus.
  City Manchester , CT
  Zip Code 06040
  Address 517 Hartford Road
  Phone Number (860) 646-3096

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Paula Penna, MMed., BMus.


Master of Music Education degree in music education/arts administration (full scholarship), Florida State University School of Music. Bachelor of Music degree in music education, Manhattanville College, NY. Further studies in vocal performance at the Hartt School, University of Hartford. Taught in the public schools of New York and Connecticut for 7 years; has taught voice and piano for 19 years. Holds permanent certification in PreK-12 music education, State of New York and provisional certification in PreK-12 music education, State of Connecticut. Supervisory experience includes post as Associate Director of Educational Outreach at Manhattan School of Music, New York City. As a clinician, Vocal Soloist Adjudicator for the Nutmeg Show Choir Festival, Connecticut. Member of CMEA, MTNA, MENC, Musical Club of Hartford. Honors include Pi-Kappa Lambda International Music Honor Society, Full Scholarship and Teaching Assistantship, FSU, and the Presser Foundation Scholarship.

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