Four photos: a teacher positioning a child's mallets on Balinese instruments, a teacher with her hand on a singer's stomach and holding music, a conductor waving a baton in front of a band, a teacher talking and smiling in front of string students

Faculty and Staff

Lawrence Community Music School teachers have extensive training in pedagogy as well as performance experience. Approximately three-quarters of our teachers hold masters or doctoral degrees; two-thirds of our teachers have taught with us for more than 10 years. Guest teaching artists augment Community Music School instruction with master classes and recitals.

Administrative Staff


Taubman Approach



Wind Instruments and Percussion

Early Childhood Music

Music for People with Disabilities

Lawrence Adult Music Programs (LAMP)

Youth Ensembles

Lawrence Conservatory Faculty

Conservatory faculty teach a very small number of highly accomplished students as their teaching schedule allows. Placement is by audition only.

Lawrence Student Teachers

A small number of Lawrence student teachers have taken the required pedagogy sequence and are able to teach one or two students annually. Inquire about availability through our interest form