Leadership

MUSE Academy's founding team brings decades of educational experience from primary through university, musical performance, dance, organizational performance and administration.


 

deborah Bradley-Kramer

Head of School

Dr. Deborah Bradley-Kramer, Ph.D (NYU; European Mozart Academy) is Lecturer in Music at Columbia University, and was Director of Columbia's Music Performance Program from 1999-2013. An award-winning educator and pianist, she was nominated for a Great Teacher Award at Columbia, and received Copland, Koussevitzky, Arts International, and Trust For Mutual Understanding (Rockefeller Foundation) Grants for her recordings and performances. As Head of School, she oversees the academic and arts education provided by MUSE Academy.

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Lisa Vidas Consolacion

Assistant Head of School

As Assistant Head of School, Lisa serves as an important conduit for MUSE parents on all information related to scheduling, school policies, and student support.

Lisa was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and raised on the other end of North America in Houston, Texas. She is a graduate of Houston’s GRAMMY-award-winning High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, she has a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of St. Thomas (also in Houston), and a Master of Arts in Vocal Performance: Music Theatre from New York University. 


FACULTY

Courtney Hornsby, K/1 Lead Teacher

Courtney Hornsby, K/1 Lead Teacher

Jasmine Garcia, Lead Pre-K Teacher

Jasmine Garcia, Lead Pre-K Teacher

Ronni Campiglia, Lead Pre-K

Ronni Campiglia, Lead Pre-K

Cecily Polonsky, Associate Teacher

Cecily Polonsky, Associate Teacher

James Grigsby, Assoc. Pre-K

James Grigsby, Assoc. Pre-K

Amanda Sarabia, Assoc. Pre-K

Amanda Sarabia, Assoc. Pre-K

Erin Huang-Shaffer, Assoc. Pre-K

Erin Huang-Shaffer, Assoc. Pre-K

Marisol Ponte-Greenberg, Spanish & Music Teacher

Marisol Ponte-Greenberg, Spanish & Music Teacher

Samantha Tharler, Visual Arts Teacher

Samantha Tharler, Visual Arts Teacher

Christina Noel Reaves, Dance & Movement

Christina Noel Reaves, Dance & Movement

Carrie Gabbert, Voice

Carrie Gabbert, Voice

Jeff Newell, Saxophone

Jeff Newell, Saxophone