Empowering Students Through the Joy of Music, Arts and Education


Guitar, Piano

Charlotte’s musical background includes 10 years of classical vocal training, attendance at Manhattan School of Music’s Pre-College program for voice during high school, acceptance into New York’s All-State Mixed Chorus, a member of Master Voices (Carnegie Hall’s House Choir), including participation at the 2014 Verbier Festival (Verbier, Switzerland), and a 10-year member of an indie rock band, Still Saffire, as a vocalist and rhythm guitarist. The band performed over one hundred shows, including two times at Lincoln Center Out of Doors Summer Concert Series. 


Charlotte received her Master of Arts degree from Purchase College in Arts Management. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bard College, concentrating in Vocal Performance and Music Composition.  During her last year at Bard, she completed two Senior Projects.  For the first, she produced and recorded an album of original music, and for the other, she conducted a concert of original contemporary classical music, which included music for 11 instruments. 


She currently performs locally as a solo artist and as a vocalist in the Ahlfabet Swing Group.  Looking ahead, Charlotte sees herself running her own business, and she envisions that it will revolve around the enhancing and promoting of musical talent.


Charlotte has over 7 years of experience teaching private and group piano and guitar lessons to students ages 6-18. She also teaches beginner piano and guitar. Additionally, she assists in preparing middle and high school students for NYSSMA, and college bound students with their song preparation and recordings for their college applications. Charlotte enjoys working with all age groups. Her knowledge of music is extensive and she is a skilled music instructor who brings concepts to life in creative ways. Her background is primarily in classical music, but she is competent and experienced in teaching multiple genres of music including pop and rock.