Let your “little voice” ring out
This non-auditioned music class explores the young singer’s voice. During each lesson, children will focus on tone development and fundamental musical skills through fun and engaging games and activities.
Poco Voce is the perfect opportunity for your young musician to develop their singing voice and musicianship skills.
Poco Voce meets Wednesdays from 5:00-5:45pm and is open to all singers in grades 1 and 2
Winter Session: Wednesdays, January 26-March 30
Spring Session: Wednesdays, April 13-June 15
Price: $175 for each 10-week session
Please note, Westrick Music Academy requires participants in all their in-person programs, including Poco Voce, to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.
Meet the Instructors!
Rebecca Dias Pacella has taught for six years at Wicoff Elementary School in West Windsor-Plainsboro, where she teaches general music, and conducts the third grade chorus. She is also the New Worship Leader and soloist at Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains, NJ, where she runs a small voice studio. Additionally, Rebecca has been the vocal music director for the spring musicals at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark, NJ, since 2014. Ms. Pacella holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Master of Art in Teaching from Westminster Choir College of Rider University, along with her level III Kodály certificate. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys performing with local music clubs, and crafting. She is so excited to share her love of music with your young musicians!
Jennifer Kimock has taught elementary vocal music for 25 years in the Pennsbury School District. She previously was the children’s choir director at the Church of St. Andrew in Newtown, PA. She served as past Vice-President of Kodály New Jersey and holds a Level III Kodály Certificate. She is an instructor for the summer Kodály Levels course at Westminster Choir College. She has been a workshop presenter to music education students there as well as at OAKE Eastern Division and National Conferences. Jennifer earned a BM in Music Education with a piano concentration from Westminster Choir College and an MA in Education from Gratz College. While at Westminster, she was a member of the renowned Concert Bell Choir. In addition to teaching in Pennsbury, Jennifer also maintains a private piano studio in her home in Yardley, Pennsylvania, where she resides with her husband and two children who are attending college.