Education BS in Arts Administration from Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana;
Certification in all levels of Musikgarten training program
Affiliations MSO - Manassas Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors; NFMC - Piedmont Music Club Board of Directors; FLML - Member; Musikgarten - Licensed Teacher
Activities/Services Lessons tailored to student's individual needs; provide multiple opportunities for student's to perform. Participate in NFMC Manassas Festival.
Additional Info/Specialties Sharing Music - Making Friends; Ronda believes in making the study of music a rewarding and enriching experience for students of all ages. She is an active member of the Piedmont Music Club and many of her students participate in NFMC Manassas Festival. In 2006, Mrs. Sprague became a licensed Musikgarten instructor. She has completed all levels of Musikgarten training and has participated in several workshops with exceptional teacher trainers including Lorna Heyge, Muiskgarten co-author, founder and company president; and Jill Hannagan, a co-author of the Musikgarten keyboard program and Teacher Trainer for the Musikgarten company.
In 1983, she graduated from Butler University (Indianapolis) with a Bachelor's degree from the School of Fine Arts. Throughout high school and college she participated in numerous bands, orchestras, ensembles and festivals. Her coursework in college included classes in music history, music theory and music education. While attending Butler she studied flute with Francis Fitzgerald, Associate Principal Flutist of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
She regularly attends area workshops and seminars to hone her teaching skills and get the latest information on teaching methods.