Music Together Faculty

Julie Holston

Julie HolJulie 2 200x200ston (Early Childhood) holds a B.A. degree from Anna Maria College and an M.A. from Clark University. She completed an intensive early childhood music teacher training workshop with Music Together of New Jersey during the summer of 1997. Julie is a member of the Early Childhood Music and Movement Association and has attended a number of their professional development conferences. Julie is also a former member of the Master Singers of Worcester.

“Julie is the best.  My children love her and my daughter talks about her quite often outside of class.  We live in Millbury and travel to Sterling because of her.”  Erin, MT Parent; Sterling Satellite Class;  Spring 2014


Linnea Lyerly

Linnea Lyerly hoLinnea 200x200lds a B.A. in Vocal Performance/Arts Administration from University of Maryland, College Park. Since moving to New England in 1998, Ms. Lyerly has worked in the Shrewsbury Public Schools as an Extended School Care teacher and Classroom Aide.  She has been a Music Together parent at Pakachoag since 2004 and was so excited about the program and its benefits, that in 2005 she completed the Music Together teacher training. As the younger of her two children reached elementary school age, Ms. Lyerly was happy to be able to ontinue her involvement with Music Together by joining Pakachoag’s roster of Music Together teachers starting in the Fall of 2010.

“Linnea is terrific with the children.  She is as calm yet energetic, includes all children in all the activities.  I can’t say enough about her!”  Judy, MT Grandmom; Fall 2013

Brittany Stockwell

Brittany Stockwell holds a B.A. degree from Framingham State University and a M.A. in Teaching (MAT) from Simmons University in Boston. She is a professional musician who teaches violin and viola lessons to students at the Shrewsbury Public Schools.  Brittany also performs for weddings and events all over New England.

Throughout undergrad and grad school, Brittany worked as a full-time nanny for children of all ages, including toddlers and pre-schoolers. Brittany had her first experience with Music Together back in 2012 while bringing children she nannied to the classes. She was inspired then to someday teach Music Together classes herself.

In January 2020, Brittany successfully completed the Music Together Teacher Training program with Music Together at its international headquarters in New Jersey.