The Teacher Advisory Committee is comprised of individuals who are currently working in the field of music education throughout the Pittsburgh region’s  public and parochial schools and in higher education.  The Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the artistic staff and Board, providing guidance, information and assistance to enable PYC to strategically enhance its regional growth and outreach as well as its regional, state and national recognition.

Lisa Jaworowski, Chair
Moon Area School District

Claire Barker
Seneca Valley School District

Kim Campbell
Pine Richland School District

Caron Daley
Duquesne University

Paul Doerksen
Duquesne University

Rebecca Dougan
Pittsburgh Public Schools

Christine Elek
South Fayette Township School District

Angela Evans, PYC Troubadour Director
Shaler Area School District

Mariann Fox
Mount Lebanon School District

Shawn Funk, PYC Artistic Director
Fox Chapel Area School District

Joy Hess
Pine Richland School District

Jeff Jaworowski
Moon Area School District

Erik Kolodziej
Quaker Valley School District

Jeff Leonhardt
Upper Saint Clair School District

Kristy Ochs
Elizabeth Forward School

Katie Olds
Baldwin Whitehall School District

Rachel Pollard
Fox Chapel Area School District

Jaime Rea
Moon Area School District

Charlotte Rudolph
South Fayette School District

Gerald Savage
CAPA – Pittsburgh Public Schools

Jennifer Schetley
Upper Saint Clair School District

Steven Schmidt, PYC Talisman Director
North Allegheny School District

Kerry Strauch
Upper Saint Clair School District