With over 25 years of music experience and 15 years as a music/arts educator, Young is a sought-after lecturer and writer on music technology, world music, music marketing, and contemporary music. OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://sabrinapenayoung.blogspot.com/ Young is the foremost expert on virtual opera production and online collaboration with the debut of her machinima opera Libertaria: The Virtual Opera. Libertaria includes a live international cast and film crew, virtual choirs, sound synthesis, machinima, and contemporary choral writing, produced entirely online using crowdsourcing, social networking, and the Internet. Libertaria premiered October 5th, 2013 in Lake Worth, Florida, with additional screenings at the Buffalo Women and Arts Festival, the UK-site Moviestorm, the Holland Animation Film Festival, and other venues.
Interactive, creative, and fun!
TEDx Talk Buffalo Speaker. Works performed internationally at the Beijing Conservatory, the International Computer Music Conference, Miramax's Project Greenlight, the Athena Festival, the New York International Independent Film Festival, Art Basil Miami, Turkey's Cinema for Peace, Art Miami, and Pulsefield International Exhibition of Sound Art, the Holland Animation Film Festival, Australasian Computer Music Conference, Buffalo's Women and Arts Festival, and countless venues worldwide. Member of Vox Novus, the International Alliance for Women in Music, The New York Women's Composer, Sigma Alpha Iota, Female Pressure, ASCAP
M.M. in Music Technology, with a specialization in New Media from Florida International University B.M. in Music Composition, cum laude, with honors from University of South Florida, specialization in electronic music and percussion performance Additional graduate coursework in Film/Video, Graphic Design, Multimedia Production
Taught with the nationally recognized ArtREACH program for homeless South Florida Children. Taught at Florida International University, the University of Phoenix, Murray State University, the MOSI School for At-Risk Children, the Young at Art Children's Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa, and as a volunteer with various programs for urban youth. Additional training in diversity, multicultural music education, special education, and working with at-risk, homeless and urban populations.
English Language Arts, Specialty, Science, Environment, Social Studies - History, European History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music), Special Education, Music and Dance, Religion, Religion, Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month, School Psychology, Women's History Month