Vanderbilt University with a B.S. in Human/Organizational Development and Music
Years of Teaching
Five years K-8 music and directed choir for five years in a classical Christian education setting.
Awards / Achievements
She sang in classical and jazz ensembles at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music in Nashville, Tennessee. Mrs. Sana has taught K-8 Music and directed the choir for five years in a classical Christian education setting. She has led groups classes in ukulele, xylophone, recorder, and percussion and provides individual piano and voice instruction. She has worked with children in church music camps and dance studios for a combined 10+ years and enjoys supporting her own daughters’ music education.
Mrs. Sana sings in the Schola choir of a local Catholic parish near her home, and she has performed ten seasons with the Seattle Symphony Chorale. Her favorite pieces performed are J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor and Sir Edward Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius, based on the poetry of John Henry Newman.
Favorite school activity/memory
Any activity that involves sharing music or performing (concerts, assemblies, talent shows, musicals, etc.)
Mrs. Sana’s commitment to fostering mastery of choral and instrumental music and music theory in her students comes from a conviction that cultivating music literacy is an essential component of Classical education and the pursuit of Goodness, Truth, and Beauty. Emily and her husband have lived in and raised their two daughters in both Washington, D.C., and Seattle, her husband’s hometown.