MSM Summer

MSM Summer Staff

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Administrative Staff, Mentors, and Nursing Staff

Administrative Staff

Rebecca Charnow is Manhattan School of Music’s Director of Community Partnerships and Director of MSM Summer. Ms. Charnow also oversees the School’s dual degree program with Teachers College Columbia University. Since 2000, she has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses at Manhattan School of Music, including “Musician as Educator”,  “Fundamentals of Music Education”, and “Community Outreach for Musicians.”  She has been a guest speaker at the New Zealand School of Music, Kobe College School of Music, Teachers College Columbia University, and the MENC National Conference.

Donna Galvan is the Assistant Director for Community Partnerships and MSM Summer at Manhattan School of Music. Donna graduated from St. John’s University magna cum laude with a BA in Psychology and a minor in music. Donna began dancing at the age of six in her hometown of Park Ridge, New Jersey. Donna has performed in and choreographed numerous musicals and showcases at St. John’s University, Broadhollow Theatre, Broadway Blockbusters, and Cultural Arts Playhouse. She currently teaches dance for youth at a transitional family shelter in the Bronx.   Questions? Please contact the MSM Summer office at 917-493-4475.