Degrees and Certifications:
B.M. Piano Performance and Pedagogy - Westminster Choir College of Rider University (2001) M.M. Piano Performance and Pedagogy - Westminster Choir College of Rider University (2003) Orff Music Method - Nationally Certified (2016) Conversational Solfege - Certified (2017)
Audrey Peterbark Ross
Audrey M. Peterbark, is an organist, pianist, accompanist and singer from the Washington, DC/Northern Virginia area. She holds both a B.M. and M.M. in Piano Performance and Pedagogy and a minor in voice studies from Westminster Choir College of Rider University. Ms. Peterbark most recently received her National Orff Music Method Certification at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where she studied with National and Internationally recognized faculty including, Michael Chandler, Paul Haulstead, Beth Nelsen, Andrew Ellingsen, Jacque Shrader and Richard Layton.
While at Westminster, she was the accompanist for the Jubilee Singers choir and in addition, was a member of the Grammy Award winning Westminster Symphonic Choir under the direction of Dr. Joseph Flummerfelt. She has performed under the direction of several world-renowned conductors, including Kurt Masur, Sir Collin Davis, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Ricardo Muti and Zdenek Macal. Ms. Peterbark has performed as a pianist at Weill Recital Hall, formerly New York's acclaimed, Carnegie Hall and has given numerous performances and lectures in the Northern Virginia area. Past performances include Ms. Peterbark being a soprano soloist with the Morman Choir of Washington, DC under the direction of David Hardin and the featured pianist and soloist for the past four seasons at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado as part of the Estes Park Music Festival. Ms. Peterbark has taught private piano lessons in Northern Virginia where her students have won prizes in Local, State and National level competitions. Ms. Peterbark has taught elementary school general music at Fairfax Baptist Temple Academy in Fairfax Station, Virginia and was the collaborative artist for the CD Hylton High School Choral Department working with director Tommy Tutwiler.
This year Ms. Peterbark is happy to be returning for a 2nd year as the Music Teacher at Lakeridge! Ms. Peterbark has spent her life touching the lives of children and family through music and is proud to now share her talents and abilities as a Longhorn! Go Horns!