Meet Our Teacher

Karen Snyder

Ms. Karen earned a Masters in Education from UNCG & music has always been an important part of her life; whether it was singing and dancing around the house as a child, singing in school and church choirs, relaxing to music at the end of a long day,or singing and dancing around the house with her own kids. Ms Karen experienced first hand the many benefits of Kindermusik in class with her two sons and is excited to share that experience with others around the Sandhills area. She creates a fun and energetic environment that is enjoyable for the kids and their caregivers.

Ellen Graham (Founder)

Ms Ellen earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts through UNC-Wilmington. She went on to earn her NC Early Childhood Credentials and attended Graduate School at Western Carolina University for Special Education before founding Kindermusik with Ellen in Southern Pines in 2011. She has over 20 years of experience in childcare and early education with training in Montessori for Early Childhood, Developmental Play Therapy and Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers. She comes from a family of musicians and loves to share her passion for the arts with parents and their children.