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She was inspired by her Dad (a sax player), who also returned to music at age 55.She went on to attend the University of Southern Maine graduating in 2000 with degrees in Music Education and Clarinet Performance.As an adult, Cheryl took up a wind instrument – the bagpipe, and has enjoyed regaling the camp audience with it. Each year we learn and improve, and we look forward to continuing to do so.Any housing or camp facilities questions can be directed to Cheryl at [email protected]
After a hiatus of 32 years she was lucky enough to return to camp for the regular season as the Canteen Manager, and also now the Operations Manager for the New England Adult Music Camp.
In addition to her work with the Maine POPS she has been the Band Director at Freeport Middle and High Schools, provided individual and group instruction on clarinet, saxophone and flute, and worked with woodwind players in local schools.
Nina is also an accomplished clarinetist performing for over 20 years in the Greater Portland area with a variety of groups and musical genres -classical, contemporary, jazz, musical theatre and chamber music.
Director of Novice Studies Diane Muffitt is retired from a career of thirty-eight years teaching middle school bands, starting in Eliot/South Berwick, Maine, and from 1980-2012, in Wayland, Massachusetts.
A few years back, she started Sudbury Valley New Horizons Band, a band for adults who haven’t played in years (decades) or who never had the opportunity to try an instrument.
She played with the Burlington Concert Band in their Summer Concert Series in Battery Park, Burlington, VT.