Donna Schwartz is a public school Band Director, General Music teacher, Jazz Band
Director, Private Teacher and Professional Musician with over 26 years experience.
She was a Jenkins Award, PTA-recognized Teacher of the Year in 2008, and has
had countless students get accepted into All County, All New York State ensembles, as well as USDAN, and Pre-College divisions at Juilliard and Manhattan School of Music.
She performs on saxophones in large theatres and festivals, and has performed with Vicci Martinez (Season One Finalist on the hit NBC Series, The Voice) Richie Cannata (saxophonist from Billy Joel's band) and Bobby Rondinelli (from Blue Oyster Cult and Black Sabbath).
Donna has written guest articles for the Association of Music Parents, LIGHT, Practical Home Schooling, the Zoen Network, DANSR and SBO (School Band and Orchestra) Magazine. Her website, http://DonnaSchwartzMusic.com has videos and articles for solutions to common performance problems, and she offers Online Video Lessons for beginning musicians.
(The Podcast theme song was composed and arranged by Donna Schwartz.)