Kristine Pennell Teaches: Little Roots Teaches: Little Roots (Program Coordinator) Teaching Philosophy: I believe that the songs, rhymes, and musical games of early childhood are the perfect vehicle for developing early musical literacy while also fostering fun and connection. Learning and growth thrive when children can take musical risks in a supportive and creative environment.…

Monique Barrett Teaches: Little Roots Teaching Philosophy: To lay the foundations for a lifetime of musical appreciation and exploration, and to help each student tap into their own unique musical capabilities and feelings Greatest Music Influences: Aretha Franklin, Nick Drake, Frederic Chopin, Phil Collins, Stevie Wonder, The Muppet Movie SoundtrackWhen I’m not making music I’m: Raising…

Sorcha Cribben-Merrill Little Roots Teacher

Sorcha Cribben-Merrill Teaches: Little Roots Teaching Philosophy: I believe making space for music exploration nurtures full creative expression. Greatest Music Influences: My greatest music influences include my family, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Tom Waits, Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, Hank Williams, The Andrews Sisters, Django Reinhardt, Concrete Blonde, Bach, and on…. When I’m not making music: I’m…