Early Childhood Music Class Teachers
Aric is the founder of the Kindie Rock band “The Royal Order of Chords and Keys.” R.O.C.K., originally based out of Northampton, MA, performed at the Kindiefest Family Music Conference in 2010 (Brooklyn, NY) and at Ann Arbor Summer Fest in 2012. In 2011, Aric received the New England Public Radio WFCR Arts and Humanities Award for Emerging Talent for his commitment to the community as a performer and educator in Western Massachusetts.
Originally from St. Cloud, MN, Aric attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA where he obtained a Bachelor of Music degree in Songwriting in 2002. Upon receiving his degree, Aric built a career as an early childhood music educator in New York City, Western Massachusetts and the Twin Cities. Aric will be implementing his unique, original brand of early childhood music programming at Sarah Jane’s Music School and has been known to create songs and design curriculum based upon the interests of the children and families who attend class. Aric currently resides in St. Louis Park, where he enjoys his favorite job - being a Dad.
Caitlynn was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. In May 2017 she graduated from McNally Smith College of Music with her Bachelors in Music - Voice Performance. During her time at McNally Smith, Caitlynn discovered what it means to be a versatile musician. She has sung lead and background vocals for numerous ensembles in a wide variety of styles including everything from Modern Rock (Modern Rock Ensemble) and R&B (Color Me Kindly, Kaye) to Musical Theatre (Guys and Dolls, Ragtime, Hairspray, Ghost) and Jazz (MSCM Jazz Orchestra, Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, Jay Young and The Lyric Factory).
Currently Caitlynn lives in Saint Paul and spends her free time writing and recording music.