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Instrumental Music & Dance

Instrumental Music and Dance Program

The instrumental music program is for children in grades 2-8. Professional instruction on a variety of instruments (such as recorder, piano/jazz piano, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet) is available at an additional cost to the day school tuition. Lessons are held during the school day as well as after school. Group instruction for African Drumming (grades K-8), World Dance (grades 1-8), Jazz Band (grades 6-8), and Mixed Ensemble (grades 5-8) are held after-school. Both instrumental music and dance classes are at an additional cost to the day school tuition.

Instrumental Music & Dance Team

List of 6 members.

  • Photo of Marytha Paffrath

    Marytha Paffrath 

    Director of Instrumental Music and Dance Program and Music Teacher
  • Photo of Andrea Hart

    Andrea "Andy" Hart 

    Piano Teacher
  • Pandelis Karayorgis 

    Jazz Band Director
  • Michele Laura 

    Dance Teacher
  • Photo of Nurudafina Pili Abena

    Nurudafina "Nuru" Pili Abena 

    African Drum Teacher
  • Photo of Ririka Tokushige

    Ririka Tokushige 

    Saxophone and Woodwinds Teacher
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