Location: Exton, PA
Instructs: Flute, Piano
Education: Masters Degree (MA) Music Therapy, Special Education Certification (Immaculata Univ. PA), Bachelor of Music Performance & Music Education (Phila. College of Performing Arts, currently, Univ. of the Arts, Phila PA) NYU Music Therapy Courses, Certified teacher ©Music Together Program.
Performance Experince: Refer to Biography for noted performances. Former house pianist/flutist at major hotels, casinos, country clubs in the NY/PA/NJ/Puerto Rico area.
Leader of Falco Jazz Quartet, playing many local venues in conjunction with "Angela", smooth jazz/ new age artist, playing festivals, such as Bethlehem Musikfest. Extensive Recording career in PA, NY, CA (former famous Cello Studios in Hollywood, working with Madonna's producer, Patrick Leonard & Wendy of Wendy & Lisa from pop artist, Prince's band.
Teaching Experience: Extensive teaching experience, all levels over 30 years. Created & taught courses, Immaculata Univ. PA (Music Therapy based on Masters Degree thesis), first Music Appreciation course, Rosemont College, PA, created & taught the 1st Music Therapy early intervention program in PA (First Step, ARC of Chester County, PA). Taught in the Phila. Schools, music teacher K-12, Settlement Music School, and was a music therapist for private contractors in geriatrics, mental health & early childhood CA & PA.
Teaching Philosphy: To unlock the key to one's learning style is the goal for the student, but the ultimate goal is to achieve self-expression, creativity and a sense of accomplishment using all styles of music.