• Mrs. Szybist received her Bachelor's degree from Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey and Graduate Certification in Orff-Schulwerk from West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania. She has been a member of the executive Board of the Northern New Jersey  Orff-Schulwerk Association since 1993 and has served as NNJOSA President.  She joined the Verona music department in 2002, as a vocal music teacher at the elementary level. In addition, she is the director of the VHS Vocal Jazz ensemble, a select group of students who perform for various school and community events.  Mrs. Szybist considers it a privilege to be working with the staff and students of Verona.
        "Since the beginning of time children have not liked to study. They would  much rather play, and if you have their interests at heart you will let them learn while they play; they will find that what they have mastered is child's play."
                                                                                           --CARL ORFF
       Practice makes perfect if you practice perfectly!