Ms. Dana is a lifelong music educator who started teaching piano to her neighborhood friends when she was in the 6th grade. Since then, teaching private voice and piano to students of all ages and levels has continued to bring Ms. Dana endless joy and fulfillment.
It was her passion for music that led Ms. Dana to pursue a degree in music education. Upon graduation, it was a love for sharing music that led her to become a high school and middle school music teacher and choir director.
Ms. Dana also finds such joy as a professional, performing musician. She has performed as a soloist in many different choirs and has also taken her love for performance to the stage all over the country as a musical theatre actress.
As an experienced choral conductor and musical director, aside from school choir, she has conducted church choirs and directed a number of musical theatre productions.
Ms. Dana spends a good bit of her time as an accomplished accompanist for choirs, church services, musicals, soloists, UIL students, etc.
She also serves as a judge and clinician for UIL competitions, region/state auditions, and UIL Solo and Ensemble events, and theatre musicals in area schools.
As she continues to strive for full potential, Dana engages in post-graduate work at SMU, TCU, and TWU specializing in vocal pedagogy for the adolescent singer. .