Rebekah Sterlacci (Artistic Director; Conductor, Scarlet Singers, Chamber Singers, and Chorale) Mrs. Sterlacci holds a Master’s Degree in music education from Mason Gross School of the Arts and is currently pursuing a Doctoral Degree in educational leadership from Rowan University.
Mrs. Sterlacci’s research interests include creative education, arts integration, and social equity for LGBTQ students. She teaches vocal and general music at T. Schor Middle School in Piscataway, NJ, where she directs the Concert Choir and District Middle School Choir. As Drama Club advisor, she directs the fall and spring musical productions as well as the spring one-act play.
In 2012 Mrs. Sterlacci was the recipient of the Teachers Who Make Magic award as well as the Governor’s Teacher Award. Mrs. Sterlacci is on the faculty of two of the Extension Division’s summer camps: the ASTA/NJ Chamber Music Institute at Rutgers University and Kids Create (ages 5-12). Additionally, Mrs. Sterlacci has been invited to make presentations at education and music conferences, most recently at the New Jersey Association of Middle-Level Educators (NJAMLE) conference. Mrs. Sterlacci is grateful for the love and support of the men in her life; her husband Jason and her son.
Christina Nigro, Choral Intern
Kayya Ryder, Choral Intern
Susan Davies, Piano
Ms. Davies holds a Bachelor’s degree in piano performance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She has been the Minister of Music at the Holmdel Community United Church of Christ in Holmdel, NJ for over ten years, directing, playing organ, piano, mandolin, guitar, and leading all aspects of a diverse music program. She lives in Freehold, NJ with her three boys. Ms. Davies is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Mrs. Sterlacci and all the wonderful, talented conducting staff and youth.
Sam Rowe, Piano