Stacy Canino, Sing Play Learn with MacPhail!® instructor, on a commitment to underserved communities, believing that music education for all is a very powerful tool to empower families and build strong communities.
Her work with Community Partnerships include PICA Head Start, ECFE (Early Childhood Family Education with Minneapolis Public Schools), Melsa (Metropolitan Library Service Agency), Jeremiah Program, New Horizon Academy, and Urban Arts Academy.
She holds a Bachelors of Music Education in Vocal and General Music. K-12 from the University of Wisconsin River Falls and a Master of Arts in Music Education – Orff Schulwerk Concentration – from the University of St. Thomas
Stacy is continuing to deepen her work as an advocate for social change through music. She’s worked with She Rock She Rock, a non-profit organization, for 8 years. The organization hosts a summer camp and other programming for girls, women, non-binary and transgender youth and adults. This work has inspired her to live and work more confidently as a queer woman and LGBTQ+ advocate, and all aspects of inclusive teaching and learning.
Favorite non-musical hobby: Gardening