Ms. Marla creates a fun, informal, social setting that spurs engagement and supports each child's musical development.
After watching her daughters, Sarah and Rebekah, thrive in the Music Together® program, Marla enthusiastically enrolled in a training course to become a director, giving Sarah and Rebekah the opportunity to grow up with Music Together. Marla began teaching Music Together® classes in 2001, in the state of Maryland.
After establishing her business in seven Maryland locations, Marla continued participating in Music Together training workshops and assisting in other centers. She has enjoyed teaching preschool music in both public and private school systems and has been active in her church music programs, where she has served as the Children's Praise and Worship Leader, the Cherub Choir Director for 3 to 5 year olds, and Assistant Director of the Children's Choir for grades one through six. She has also served as Music Director for Pee Wee Pirates, ages 3 through 5, and worked with children as lead daycare provider.
Since relocating to Florida in 2009, Marla is delighted to share her passion for musical training and fun with parents and children in the Orlando area. Come and meet Marla and experience the joy of her classes with your family.
Miss Marla also presents, The Birthday Beat, memorable musical birthday parties for children one to five years old.
Marla Stevenson is the President of Drums in Recovery, Inc., a nonprofit organization, founded in 2015. She facilitates the evidence-based program, DRUMBEAT, which explores connections between making music together as a group and the development of healthy relationships. Please visit www.DrumsInRecovery.ORG.