Andrea Soberman, early childhood educator, preschool specialist, and now Director of Musical Munchkins® opened Orange County's first Musical Munchkins® school in Goshen, NY in 1993. Andrea Soberman (“Miss Andrea”) graduated from Brooklyn College with a degree in Early Childhood Education with graduate studies in music and art. She taught Pre-K through 2nd grade before joining the staff of Musical Munchkins of Westchester (where it all began).
Andrea has given workshops at local early childhood educational conferences throughout Ulster and Orange Counties, and has performed at many libraries, daycares, and nursery school programs throughout the Hudson Valley. In Fall 2018 she will be opening up a new branch in Vermont.
Amanda Peterson joined our staff in 2015. She is an accomplished pianist, guitarist, and vocalist, and has toured all over Europe and China with a choral group. She has a masters degree in special education and worked as a pre-school music teacher before joining us. She currently lives with her husband Nate, who is a teacher in the Monroe Woodbury CSD, has her own two little munchkins, Emmaline and Hannah, and loves being a Musical Munchkins instructor. Parents adore her, and we do too!