Spotlight: David Manuel Garcia

Now teaching in the after-school program at Tewksbury Memorial High School, Dr. David Manuel Garcia previously held positions as Associate Professor of Music and Program Coordinator for Music at Northern Essex Community College in Haverill, MA and Department Chair and Associate Professor of Music at Bridgewater State College (now University). He continues to compose, conduct […]

Spotlight: Alan Bernstein

After an initial career as a traveling musician, Alan Bernstein studied music at the University of Rhode Island, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education. For the next 29 years, he has been a music teacher, first in Fall River, MA and then in the Newport, RI public schools, where he […]

Spotlight: Meaghan Clayton

Meaghan Clayton graduated from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina with a degree in Music Education. While at Meredith, Ms. Clayton studied cello with Ms. Virginia Hudson, violin with Ms. Dana Freidli, and music theory with Dr. Anthony Vaglio. She served as principal cellist of the Meredith College String Orchestra for 4 years in addition […]

Spotlight: Eric B. Davis

Eric B. Davis is a freelance musician, composer, and teacher in New York whose Broadway show credits include Next to Normal, Anything Goes (2011), Ghost, Matilda, Kristin Chenoweth: My Love Letter to Broadway, Groundhog Day, The Prom and Jagged Little Pill. He has also done workshops of a long list of Broadway shows in development […]

Spotlight: Robert Sieving

Robert Sieving is a Minneapolis-based composer, arranger, and retired high school choral music educator.

Spotlight: Tracey Rush

Tracey Rush is founder and Executive Director of the Northeast Iowa School of Music in Dubuque. In addition to her teaching and administrative duties there, she is the orchestra director at Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School. She is also the founding director of the Dubuque Community String Orchestra. In March 2010, the Telegraph Herald (Dubuque) named […]

Spotlight: Mark Barnard

As a music educator, Mark Barnard has directed school and youth orchestras throughout the country, and has served as an educational guest conductor, clinician and presenter at state conventions and the American String Teachers National Conference. As a composer, arranger, and music editor, Mark Barnard has created numerous instrumental, choral and keyboard publications. His compositions […]