Frank Coates has taught music in a variety of educational environments including preschools, grade schools, and children’s museums. He is a professional pianist and composer specializing in contemporary piano and orchestration. Frank started his career in early education serving as the Music Coordinator for Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia. Frank has also served in leadership roles for Boys & Girls Club of Allentown and Head Start of the Lehigh Valley. A proud advocate of early education and creative arts, Frank has served on community and education boards throughout the Lehigh […]
Tricia Paffen Knopka attended The Ester Boyer School of Music and Dance (Temple University) and graduated with a Music education/vocal concentration degree in 2013. She grew up in Northeast Philadelphia in a section called Mayfair where she lived until her and her husband Richard moved to their home in Abington, Pa in July 2017. Tricia loves to perform. Since she was a small child she would perform all around the city with different performance groups. She has performed anywhere from small nursing homes in Northeast Philadelphia to the well known […]
Mr. Adam is a guitarist, clarinetist and electronic composer based in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Adam graduated with an MFA from Mills College in 2016, where he studied experimental composition and improvisation with Roscoe Mitchell, Pauline Oliveros, Fred Frith and others. Mr. Adam loves kids and thinks they listen better than anyone on the planet.