ABIGAIL R. BROWN

Faculty Early Education Piano Voice

BM, MM Abby R. Brown is a full lyric soprano and a recent graduate from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University with a Masters of Music in vocal performance. At Peabody, Abby studied voice with mezzo-soprano Marianna Busching and coach Robert Muckenfuss. As an undergraduate at James Madison University where Abby earned her […]

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KEELYN MITCHELL

Faculty Early Education Theater

BME As a professional musician and performer, Keelyn Mitchell has been educating young performers – both in musical theatre and instrumental – for over ten years. Keelyn began her arts training in Central FL, where she performed in her high school’s marching band (tenor saxophone), jazz band (bari saxophone), and wind ensemble (oboe & English horn). […]

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TAYLOR SIMPSON

Faculty Early Education Piano Voice

Headshot for piano and voice teacher Taylor Simpson

BM, MM Taylor Simpson is a lyric soprano based in the D.C. Metropolitan area. She began her music education with piano lessons in elementary school, and continued studying piano through high school and college. Taylor developed a passion for singing when she joined a local children’s choir in high school. As a teacher, she focuses on […]

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Dr. ANTOINETTE VELIKINA

Faculty Early Education Piano

headshot for piano teacher Antoinette Velikina

BM, MM, DMA  Dr. Velikina has performed on concert stages around the US and Europe, including the Kennedy Center, Mozart Zaal (Austria), Tessaloniki Concert Hall (Greece), National Palace of Culture (Bulgaria). She is a winner of the Catholic University of America concerto competition, and a recipient of numerous awards from Indiana University and the Catholic […]

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