Laura Harmon

Associate Music Director, Philadelphia Girls Choir

Laura Harmon obtained her Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J.  A passionate musician, she has over 14 years of professional experience as an educator and choral conductor. She is dedicated to the musical growth and educational development of children, and has conducted choirs and taught general music to children ranging from Kindergarten to eighth grade.

She began her teaching career as the Vocal Music Teacher  in Carteret, NJ. Since then, she has taught at Wildwood Crest, Cape May City, and Alliance for Progress Charter school. She is currently the Vocal Music teacher and Choral Cherry Hill, NJ. She created the Broadway Showcase and developed the Crescendo Competition Choir, which highlights the abilities of her talented students.

Her success as an educator has led her students to perform in honors choirs throughout New Jersey, as well as to participate in several prestigious choirs, including All South Jersey Choir, All State Choir and OAKE National Choir. Additionally, her private students are working in professional theaters in Philadelphia, and are showcased in commercials, on television and off-Broadway.

The Kodály philosophy and method provides the framework for Ms. Harmon's approach to music education.  She obtained her Level IV Kodály training from Westminster Choir College through The Organization of American Kodály Educators (OAKE). To increase her knowledge and involvement with the Kodály method she is on the New Jersey Board and Eastern Division Board of the organization.