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Our teachers are passionate about music and the development of children. They create a fun, informal, social setting that spurs engagement and supports each child's musical development.


Leisl Bracy

Leisl is the Director of Bracy’s Music Together. Leisl discovered her love for Music Together® after attending her first class with a friend's son, William. On that first day of class, she knew that Music Together was a wonderful fun program and that she wanted to be a part of that musical community.

Leisl is a graduate of The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, where she received a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and is a Level 2 Preschool teacher. Leisl successfully completed the Music Together Teacher Training Program and is pursuing her dream of bringing the joy of family music to families throughout NYC.


Mia DeJesus

Mia is a contemporary vocalist. She graduated from Berklee College of Music with a degree in Professional Music. Mia was thrilled when she discovered Music Together in 2007, the program combines both of her love's which are music and teaching children.

Through Music Together, she's taught a variety of classes which include; babies, mixed ages, preschool classes and at a special needs preschool. Mia is a registered Music Together teacher, a registered Canta y Baila Conmigo teacher and plays guitar. Mia also has two daughters, Sofia and Viviana..


Jelena Karanovic

Jelena is an educator, a registered Music Together teacher, and a licensed Music Together Director. She is a formally trained pianist, clarinetist, and singer. She also plays guitar and ukulele, dances, and is passionate about music and children.

After attending Music Together with her daughter Juniper for three years, she excitedly took the plunge and became a Music Together teacher herself! In her energetic and fun classes, Jelena engages with each child while supporting their musical development.


Lisbeth Telhomme

Lisbeth is a Registered Music Together Teacher and comes from a musical family. Music has always been a big part of her life. Always singing on the way to school or while playing in the park or doing anything at all. Her first concert was at the age of 2 to see her favorite musical group, Sharon Lois and Bram.

Lis is excited about sharing music with a future generation of music makers and has been with the Music Together program for 5+ years. She is passionate about music and the benefits it has on the smallest among us and our families and can't wait to join the next generation on their musical journey.


Dulce Mazoni Pereira

Dulce is a Registered Music Together Teacher. Originally from Brazil, she holds a Bachelor in Speech Language Pathology ,a field that she worked for years in her Country. But after experiencing motherhood, (she is a mother of two girls), she discovered the joy of teaching music.

Music has always been part of her life. She started learning recorder and piano at a young age. Today she sings and plays the keyboard, as part of a Worship Team in her local Church. She has been teaching music to children in an after-school program, and Mommy and Me classes for over 5 years in Queens. She is passionate about music and children, and she considers herself a blessed person to be able to combine both on a daily basis!


Alicia Anthony

Alicia Anthony is currently in her 20th year as a Music Together teacher. The multi talented actor, singer, songwriter, graphic designer, yarn based designer, entrepreneur began performing in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan. In high school, Alicia performed daily for children as part of a touring repertory theater.

She also wrote and directed her first play and participated in various productions. Alicia relocated to New York City to pursue an acting and writing career in theater. After appearing in a play and having one of her plays produced in graduate school, she won a prestigious playwriting award. Alicia also appeared in several soap operas.

During her time as a Music Together teacher, Alicia has thrilled children and adults alike with her creative, rhythmic, and funky style. She uses her background in dance in her classes and enjoys choreographing.