began Música Para Mí
(www.MusicaParaMi.com) in 1998 when a pair of bilingual mothers asked her
to give music classes to their children in Spanish.She
own curriculum and now offers classes for very young children throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan.Graciela
Orff Method Certification, Level 1 (early childhood music pedagogy) from the Bloomingdale School of Music
in New York City, and holds a certificate from the Center for Music and Young Children
in Princeton, New Jersey, for the successful completion of advanced training.She began teaching in Brooklyn, at Families First in 1996 and taught Music Together for 6 years.She was the Music Specialist at Plymouth Church Preschool in from 1997 through 2003, where she also worked as the director of the Cherub Choir (for 5 and 6 year olds) from 1998 to 2003.1n 1999, she served as a special music consultant for the faculty of the Helen Keller School for the Blind.In addition to teaching, she is a singer and composer.
...Graciela began teaching preschool music classes and leading playgroups for La Escuelita in the fall of 2004, furthering the missions of both La Escuelita and Música Para Mí, that of providing fun and educational programs in Spanish to the community.