Cindy is the Director of Lakeside School of Music. While many musicians feel called to their instrument, and many teachers feel called to the classroom, Cindy is overwhelmingly gifted as both an accomplished musician and a exceptional teacher.
A native of Florida, Cindy grew up with a rich family history of music. Starting with piano at age 9, she added flute and other instruments to her repertoire in junior high. She made all-county band and played piano for her school’s jazz band and show choirs. Throughout her teen years, she also had opportunities to perform in her local community in churches, assisted living facilities, plays, and productions. While pursuing her college degree in education, she traveled as the pianist for a college-sponsored singing group in 48 states over five summers. She has now been teaching music, including instruments and voice, since 1995. She has instructed students of all ages and skill levels, and many of her students from decades past now are teaching their own music students. She currently teaches music at Berean Christian Academy and is the chair of music for North Florida Baptist College. Serving as a pianist for Immanuel Baptist Church since 1998, Cindy is also the orchestra director and special music coordinator there.
Cindy professes to living her life’s dream of training the next generation of accomplished musicians every day. Her dedication to cultivating talent and building confidence in young performers is evident in the students she teaches and in the teachers she now leads in music education. As an outstanding leader, she completes the Lakeside School of Music as its director with her unending love of music and dynamic passion for excellence.