A Little About Me...
MaryEllen Barbieri discovered Musical Munchkins as a "munchkins mom" herself when she took a class with her daughter, Lauren, a toddler at that time.
Because MaryEllen has Bachelor degrees in Music Therapy and Applied Voice from SUNY Fredonia, she truly appreciated the Musical Munchkins curriculum from a therapeutic as well as an early childhood developmental perspective.
MaryEllen's therapy work included head-injury rehabilitation and Alzheimer's day treatment. Her professional work with children consisted of a therapy/developmental music curriculum when she served as a music specialist at Blythedale Children's Hospital.
MaryEllen also works as volunteer for Scarsdale Community Baptist Church, directing the children's music and Sunday school programs. In her spare time, MaryEllen is a Girl Scout troop leader. She has lived in Eastchester for 17 years with her husband,Peter and her three children (Peter, age 15, Katherine, age 12, and Lauren, age 9.