Grammar School Music / Imago Dei Music Therapy / Choir / Bells / Chimes 2008
Besides teaching at Trinity, Jennifer owns and runs her own business here is the Santa Clarita Valley called Music & Movin’. It is an early childhood music program serving children 0-5 and offers Mommy & Me classes, birthday parties, piano lessons and music services for preschools. You can visit http://www.musicandmovin.com for more information.
Jennifer directs the children’s choirs at her church as well as the Santa Clarita Children’s Choir. This is an auditioned choir for students in 4th-9th grade throughout the Santa Clarita Valley and is an umbrella group of the Santa Clarita Master Chorale. Please visit http://www.scchildrenschoir.org for more information.
Jennifer is married to Tom Brown (Trinity’s Fine Arts Director) and they have 3 children attending Trinity.
– BA, Music Therapy, California State University, Northridge
– CBMT, Board Certified Music Therapist
Band / Orchestra / Jazz Ensemble 2010
Mrs. Hernacki is a professional musician, conductor, soloist, Christian recording artist, music educator and clinician and has been the conductor/director of Grace Baptist Praise Symphony Orchestra and Director of Kids Praise Choirs for over 18 years. She was honored in 2008 with the “Community Hero Award” for outstanding commitment to music education in our community. She is married to her husband Stan and they have two adult sons, Matthew and Christopher.
BM, Music Performance, California State University Northridge
Melanie has played violin since she was 8 years old; she was formerly a professional studio singer, has performed in musical theater and other live venues as well as serving on a worship team at church for 30 years. She is currently the director of Trinity Strings, Vocal Director at the Sanctuary Church and lead vocal and fiddle player in the band- “Travelin Light.”
Trained with the Suzuki Association of America in violin and viola books 1&2, cello book 1 and bass book 1 and the Every Child Can course.