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Mylinda Dockery has over 30 years teaching experience in the Suzuki and traditional piano methods for ages 4 – adult. She received her Bachelor of Music from Salem College in Winston-Salem and her Master of Music in organ performance from the North Carolina School of the Arts where she received the Kenan Organ Scholarship for outstanding talent. Mylinda has performed over 3,000 concerts throughout the southeast, New York and Switzerland as both a soloist and a chamber musician. She has a passion for teaching and helping students of all ages discover  the joy of music

Raven Bransom began her piano studies at the age of six.  Her love for music grew with each passing year. During her high school years she entered some piano competitions and realized that she wanted to devote her life's career to pursuing her music. Along with enjoying performing she discovered her love of teaching which led her to a degree in piano pedagogy.  She is excited to be on the faculty of Northern Virginia School of Music and share her talent with people of all ages, so they too can discover the joy music can bring into one's life!

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Krystal McIntosh developed a passion for music at the early age of 8 years old. She started clarinet studies at the age of 10 and continued to play throughout her middle and high school years in Chantilly, VA. While attending Virginia Commonwealth University, pursuing a degree in Marketing, she had a change of heart and came back to NoVa where she found an interest in Montessori Education. Ms. Krystal has been working for LePort Montessori Schools since 2016 as an Assistant Teacher for the Toddler Program. She plans to start her Montessori training in the near future to become a lead teacher. She is very excited to intertwine her love for music and early education at the Northern Virginia School of Music!  

Lanie Gilespie has years of experience working with children's choirs she enjoys sharing her passion and helping children discover their voices and the joy of making music. 

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