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Lorna Lesperance

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Lorna Lesperance - teacher, musician was a vocal teacher at Parkway Middle School of the Arts for 17 years. She studied vocal music at the High School of Music and Art in NY, where she performed and recorded classical works. She has a BS and MA degree in Vocal Music, Music Education and Special Education from NYU. At Jazzmobile, she studied Jazz piano and theory with Sharon Freeman and Ramsey Lewis. Lorna worked in the New York school system as a Special Ed teacher and Team Leader for 10 classes, coordinating the Special Olympics and Special Art Shows, in Brooklyn. She performed plays and puppet shows with students. In Florida, she founded Children of the Caribbean Arts Center, in Lauderhill and was Executive Director for 12 years, offering classes in Music, Dance, Art, Theatre, and Caribbean Folklore.  She presented a plaque to the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. at Riverside Church, in New York and performed with Harry Belafonte, at City Center in Coral Springs. Lorna is a member of WIJSF, INC. and her song “Peaceful Feeling” is featured on the WIJSF Vol III.