Joan Mallory, White Plains, NY
Joan Mallory is Assistant Professor of Music Education at Nyack College following a stellar 30-year career as a New York State public school music educator, having received the “Model Classroom Teacher Award” from the Music Educator’s National Conference and the “Jenkins Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education.” Ms. Mallory was the general and choral music educator and music department chairperson in the Mt. Vernon (NY) Public Schools. She was the general music specialist and hostess of “The Classical Music Show” on WCWP-FM from 1997 to 2000 and has presented workshops at Concordia College, Hunter College, King’s Highway United Methodist Church. She has been a featured presenter for NYSSMA, NMSA (National Middle Schools Association) NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children), ACEI (Association for Childhood Education International), Niagara University (Music Education Seminars for Social Learning Through Music), and Wesley College (Music Education Seminar), among others. She is the creator and host of “An Opera Experience,” an adult music education program presented in libraries, community centers, and adult education venues throughout Westchester and Rockland counties in addition to monthly at Angelina’s Restaurant in Tuckahoe. She is currently the Lay Leader of Asbury UMC, chairperson of the Lay Ministry Team, and a certified Lay Speaker. Joan is the current President of the Westchester Chapter of
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