Our Teachers

All of our teachers are passionate about music and the development of children.

They create a fun, informal, social setting that spurs engagement and supports each child's musical development.

Melanie Roberts

 Melanie Roberts, owner and Director of Littlest Music Makers, graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) with her degree in Music Education, Grades K-12. Melanie served as a principal clarinetist and section leader in the university's top Wind Ensemble and earned seats in the university's Pit Orchestras for "West Side Story" and "Cabaret." She also earned the position of Drum Major of IUP's Marching Band and assisted at IUP's Drum Major Camp for high school field conductors. 

While at university, Melanie was invited to participate in internships for both children's choral music and children's instrumental music. Melanie served as a counselor at the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary for two summers. She taught Gym and Music at the Kinder Works preschool in Doylestown for four years, where she realized teaching the yongest of children brought her so much joy that she wanted to continue her life's work with this age group, while helping families to understand the benefits of music. Melanie's goal is to see families come together through music and to continue their love for music throughout their lives.

Melanie has been teaching Music Together® classes since 2007 and has served as director since 2010. She plays a variety of instruments and teaches private instrument lessons. Melanie also teaches at preschools and daycares in the area, including the Lansdale Montessori School. She has worked with musicians of all ages. Melanie resides in Harleysville with her husband and their three children.

 

   
Mary Jo White

 Mary Jo White graduated with a dual Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education as well as Elementary Education from Temple University. She has worked with young children at Children's Village as well as Elbow Lane Daycare. Mary Jo has been teaching Music Together classes for many years and is well-loved by the families that take her classes. She currently resides in Bedminster with her husband and their three children. 

   
Amanda Ferrara

 Amanda holds a B.S. in Music Education from West Chester University and an M.A. in Education, Music Concentration from Arcadia University. She loves to sing and has performed with many school and community choirs.

Amanda taught Vocal and General Music at the Elementary and Middle School levels for 13 years. She also taught elementary music at Twin Spring Farm Day School and Camp in Ambler, PA.

Amanda discovered Music Together in 2000 when she worked with 2-year-old students. She started teaching Music Together classes on the weekends and has continued involvement with the program, as both parent and teacher ever since. Amanda lives in Eagleville with her husband and two children.