has had 40 years experience teaching voice. Receiving her M.A. in vocal
performance, she taught at university level in Los Angeles and at Hartnell
College. Mrs. Bennett has performed as a soloist with the Los Angeles
Philharmonic, the Carmel Bach Festival, and the Roger Wagner Chorale.
Dr. Borquist received
her degrees from Eastman School of Music, Manhattan School of Music, and the
University of Miami. She has appeared with various orchestras as a piano
soloist, has given numerous recitals and been the pianist for chamber music
ensembles. Dr. Borquist taught piano and chamber music at Michigan State
University, the University of Miami, the Blossom Music Festival, and the New
College Musical Festival.
Mrs. Coletti has taught at Santa Catalina School
since 1987. She holds a B.A. degree from Creighton University, with additional
practical theory from Trinity College. She has been a pastoral musician for 30
years, and has prepared piano students for Certificate of Merit exams for 25
Mrs. Dally is a
founding member of the Monterey String Quartet. A native of Salinas,
Margie studied locally with Louise Vadetsky and joined the Monterey Symphony at
the age of 16. She graduated with honors from Mills College where she
studied with Sally Kell, Joan Jeanrenaud and the Kronos Quartet. Margie
maintains an active teaching studio in Carmel Valley, and is involved with
various educational programs for young musicians.
Ms. Faridany holds a
postgraduate diploma in piano accompaniment with distinction from the Royal
Academy of Music in London, where she studied with Geoffrey Pratley. She has
worked with the Carmel Bach Festival, the Monterey Symphony, the Carmel Opera
Project, the Pacific Repertory Theater and the Western Stage.
Mrs. Galindo teaches
students of all levels, includingthose who are preparing for recitals, Youth Music Monterey, the
Associated Board of the Royal School of Music program, and the Certificate of
Merit. She is the principal pianist for the Monterey Bay Symphony and often
works in local theatres, both in the orchestra and as a conductor. She has a
B.S. from the University of the Pacific, a Masters of Music Technology from the
University of Newcastle, and an M.B.A. from National University.
Mrs. Jardine has been a
professional harpist for the past 28 years. She is a Certified Music
Practitioner, having completed training with the Music for Healing and
Transition Program. She has an active private teaching studio on the Monterey
Mrs. Jones has taught at Santa Catalina School for over 20
years, and has been a soloist and ensemble member in the Monterey Peninsula
area for 30 years. She has extensive musical theatre experience and an active
Mrs. Knapic studied music at the University of California
Santa Barbara, studying violin with Ron Copes of the Juilliard String Quartet.
She is currently pursuing her masters degree in violin performance at San Jose
State University. Mrs. Knapic plays with chamber groups on the Monterey
Peninsula and in San Jose, and is a sought-after violin and viola teacher.
Ms. Littlepage has
taught voice at Santa Catalina School since 2002. Her teachers in New York were
Marion Freschl of the Julliard School, Martin Rich of the Metropolitan Opera,
Franco Iglesias and Dan Marek. She is a member of the New York Singing
Teachers’ Association. Ms. Littlepage has performed her acclaimed one-woman
musical “An Evening with Beatrice Lillie” around the country and in Europe. Her
voice students have been chosen for many honor choirs, and have been finalists
in the National Classical Singer competition.