Our Teachers

Music Together® teachers are united by a common passion: sharing the joy of music with children and families in our community!

All Music Together teachers have successfully completed the live Music Together® Teacher Training, which is built on research in early childhood and music development. We keep our skills fresh through workshops every semester and advanced trainings offered by Music Together Worldwide.

photo Karen Crane

Karen is the director of Music Together of Davis. Passionate about music and dance from a young age, Karen began playing the accordion in elementary school (a traveling salesman from a local accordion school knocked on her parents' door, and the rest is history!). She later took organ lessons, as well as tap and ballet classes. As an adult she has sung and performed for many years in community choruses, and currently is a member of the Davis Chorale.

Karen received her MSW from UC Berkeley, and has extensive experience organizing social, educational, and community service programs. She became inspired by Music Together's innovative approach to early childhood music education while attending classes in Berkeley with her infant daughter, Molly. Karen completed her training in the summer of 2002; she is a registered Music Together teacher, as well as a licensed center director. In 2009 Karen was awarded Music Together Certification Level I by the Center for Music and Young Children in Princeton, NJ, for outstanding achievement in teaching, musicianship, program philosophy, and parent education. Molly, now a high school senior, often assists with evening and weekend classes, and plans to pursue early childhood education.