At Little School of Music, our “Grand Staff” works together to help provide the highest quality experience and music education for all of our students.
Little School of Music has 18 caring, qualified music teachers who are music education specialists and have various teaching, performing, touring, and recording experience. Our university trained teachers are chosen not only for their qualifications, but also for their ability to relate to students and their needs. Instructors with a variety of backgrounds and teaching styles ensures that students will find a comfortable match. Specific information about our teachers available upon request.
Our friendly desk staff is here to answer questions about the school and relay messages to teachers and administration. The administration takes care of all billing, scheduling, advertising, and school duties other than teaching. This allows teachers to focus 100% on preparing, teaching and tracking their lessons, classes, and student progress.
About the Owner
Miss Mindy is originally from Thousand Oaks, CA. At age 16, Mindy was selected as a Discovery Artist with the New West Symphony and performed as a guest soloist. Mindy attended The Juilliard School and the University of Southern California (USC) earning a degree in Trumpet Performance. She has completed Orff Schulwerk Levels I, II, III from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) and her Masters Level from Memphis University (MU) under Jos Wuytack (protege of Carl Orff). Mindy has performed with artists such as: Michael Bolton, Kanye West, The Four Tops, The Temptations, the American Youth Symphony, and the New West Symphony. She has traveled throughout the United States and overseas performing on tour with various artists. Mindy has performed on the stage of Carnegie Hall in New York and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. In addition to live performance, she has recorded for David Hughs “Foreign Shores”, Brian King “The Godfather Works”, Bear McCreary “Band Camp”, among other albums and independent films.
Recent highlights include performing in the Malibu Stage Company production of Cabaret produced by Dick Van Dyke, Musical dramaturg for the Minimalist Jukebox: Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Finding Patterns in Music with The LA Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Professional Development creator and facilitator for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Toyota Symohonies for Youth Activities Team, YOLA Neighborhood Project 2016 “French Impressionist Music” Research, Development and Co-Writer, and Toyota Symphonies For Youth Concert Program Booklet Activities 2014-current.
Mindy has shared her passion and love of music through teaching private lessons and group classes from babies to adults for 20 years. She includes the The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program Trumpet/Piano Curriculum in her teaching. Mindy’s students have been recognized by The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program for earning top scores (above 90) in the State of California and have participated in the California Festival of Excellence Honors Recitals. Her students have also earned The Music Development Program National Gold Medal, for achieving the highest assessment scores in the Nation. Mindy is also the Head Music Director for the Albert Einstein Academy Middle School & High School for the Arts & Sciences in Valencia, CA.
Professional memberships include: Musicians Local 47, American Orff Schulwerk Association, Music Teachers National Association, Royal Conservatory of Music Certified Music Teacher, and the Music Teachers’ Association of California (MTAC). Mindy served as Branch President of the MTAC Santa Clarita Valley Branch Board (2010-2014), and is currently serving as Branch Director (2014- current)