Education: Bachelors of Music in ÌÓCello Performance, Kennesaw State University, 2005. Master of Arts in Teaching, Kennesaw State University, 2010. Teachers include Mary Kenney, Nancy Maddox, and Brad Ritchie. Experience: Tarḁs musical life began at the age of four when she begged for piano lessons. By age twelve, she had discovered the ÌÓcello and went on to participate in Honor and All State Orchestras through the public school music program. She began teaching instrumental music while an undergraduate at Kennesaw State and quickly found that she had a love for helping students find joy in music. Performance Experience: Tara has been active as a performer in the Atlanta area since 2000 and enjoys a wide variety of musical genres. Objective: My aim is to assist students in building proficiency on their chosen instrument while also encouraging their spark of musical passion to grow into a lasting flame of involvement in the arts.