Amy Farina began teaching music at ALG in 2013. Amy is a musician, artist, and educator who teaches music and art enrichment in public and private schools, and private lessons throughout Washington, DC. In addition to teaching, Amy is an active visual artist and drum set and orchestral percussionist, performing internationally, composing, and recording since the early 1990’s. With a degree in fine art, and continuing education in percussion, Amy firmly believes that the arts should be available to all as a primary pathway to learning. Amy is the mother of an ALG alumnus (2013).