I have taught middle school and high school orchestra in public schools since 2001. Prior to that, I founded a non-profit partnership with schools in West Virginia to provide after-school stringed instrument study.
It is quite true that students don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
Three Citations for Leadership and Merit from the American String Teachers Association.
B.A. in music/journalism from the University of Cincinnati. Master of Music in music educations from West Virginia Univeristiy.
Before becoming a teacher I worked in communications and public relations for many arts organizations.