Our teachers are amazing, dedicated individuals from all walks of life and backgrounds.
Each one shares a passion for music, a love of nurturing and educating children and families, and has been extensively trained using our acclaimed Kids’ MusicRound curriculum. Our teachers also attend quarterly workshops to sharpen their skills and keep their classes fresh and exciting.

Teachers

Diefenbach, Heather

Diefenbach, Heather

Heather Diefenbach is the School Coordinator for Pennington & Princeton.  She grew up in Trenton, NJ and graduated from Mercer County Community College with an Associate's...
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Feldman, Cookie

Feldman, Cookie

Cookie Feldman is a seasoned early childhood educator, holding the position of educational director for Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue.  Her extensive teaching experience...
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Henriques, Sandy

Henriques, Sandy

Sandy Henriques has been teaching creative movement to children for 10 years. She has recently completed the Kids’ Music Round® intensive teacher training course in early...
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Juarez, Candice

Juarez, Candice

Candice Juarez was born and raised in Arcadia, CA, and since the time she was 3 years old, she has been performing on stage.  Music was always playing in her home while she was...
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Knight, Frankie

Knight, Frankie

Singing, dancing, playing, moving, smiling, laughing, kids, you name it. If there is music involved, Frankie Knight loves it. A born performer, Frankie learned at an early age...
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Lemmons, Tonya

Lemmons, Tonya

Tonya Lemmons has been a part of the early childhood music community in Park Hill and Congress Park for 14 years. Her first exposure to early childhood music and movement was as...
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Peters, JonJulienne (Miss Jaye)

Peters, JonJulienne (Miss Jaye)

JonJulienne (Miss Jaye) Peters has had a love for music all her life. From her earliest years she could be heard singing anything from jingles & nursery rhymes, to the latest...
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Povolotsky, Marina

Povolotsky, Marina

Marina Povolotsky is professionally-trained Kids' MusicRound instructor and center director.  Her energy and playfulness delights children.

Schwartz, Marilyn

Schwartz, Marilyn

Marilyn Schwartz, Director of Kids' MusicRound, PA and co-author of the Kids' MusicRound curriculum, received her B.A. from Hofstra University where she studied music and theatre....
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Smith, Jami

Smith, Jami

Jami Smith has been a practicing Board Certified Music Therapist since 2006.  She truly understands the power of music and how it affects each and every one of us.  She has been...
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Wedegis, Kristen

Wedegis, Kristen

Kristen Wedegis has been the Director of Music at the East Woodstock Congregational Church since 1999. The current program includes the Sanctuary Singers (Sr. Choir), Te Dingum...
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Wollenhaupt, Sam

Wollenhaupt, Sam

Sam Wollenhaupt is a Spokane native and a proud mother of a beautiful girl "Pearl". Sam is an experienced musician and instructor with a Percussion Performance degree from Eastern...
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