Elizabeth Day holds Professional Certification in Music K-12 from New York State. She completed a Master of Arts in Music Education from Teachers College, Columbia
University and a Bachelor of Music in Bassoon Performance from The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. Elizabeth completed Level I certification in Kodaly
Methodology from NYU Steinhardt in 2012, and continues to participate in workshops and conferences using methodologies of Kodaly, Orff, and Dalcroze Eurhythmics to
inspire and inform her music teaching.
Elizabeth believes that music learning should be a fun and inspirational experience, while also teaching persistence, tenacity, and self-discipline. Her philosophy of teaching
is to approach teaching music to the whole child-through experiencing music through singing, moving, visualizing, and playing. She emphasizes the importance of being
musically literate: understanding pitches, rhythm, dynamics, and articulation. Her theory is, “If you can sing it, you can play it!”
Elizabeth Day currently teaches K-3 General Music Teacher for Battery Park City School PS/IS 276 in Manhattan, NY. Prior to her current position, Elizabeth taught K-8
general music, elementary band, adaptive music, and pre-kindergarten and kindergarten general music. In addition, Elizabeth has taught group piano lessons for
young children and taught beginning to intermediate level students at Arete Music Academy in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey and had her own private studio in Northern
Elizabeth is an active performer; she accompanies student soloists for music festivals and local choirs, along with subbing for accompanists for area festivals. As a bassoonist,
she currently holds the principal chair in Westchester Symphonic Winds and has performed with TreasureHouse Music, New York Wind Symphony, Ridgewood Symphony,
Ramsey Wind Symphony, Chelsea Symphony, The Orchestra of Northern New York, Northern Symphonic Winds, along with pit orchestras for local school musical productions.