Director, Voice Teacher & Performance Coach
For the past 21 years, as the current owner of Torch Light Music School, Torch Productions, Mo-Co Music Company, as well as the spiritual director of the Torch Light Spiritual Center, Maura is a teacher committed to training students in Voice, Performance and Composition to have them find their joy and excellence in music.
Having taught music for K-12 from 1997-2018, Maura has cultivated students who have become leaders that have won national competitions, appeared in the Buzz Feed, American Idol Disney experience winner and top 10 finalists who have consistently made the honor roll and have become recognized leaders in their communities as well as going on to becoming professional educators, performers, broadcasters, motivational speakers and event producers.
As a Music Director, Maura has used her original music and poetry in musical theater pieces in school, concert and sacred settings to lift an align many communities since 1991. Maura is a nationally & internationally published poet, through the Forest of Song anthologies.
Her musical training includes being a graduate of Boston University on a full academic scholarship to study voice performance, Berklee College of Music post grad courses and she has performed in eight countries worldwide including Carnegie Hall, Symphony Hall and the Royal Albert Hall in London."
Maura has also worked as a professional music director, vocalist and keyboard player in many styles and diverse venues in Top 40, Jazz, and original music for over 25 years.
She is a leading Massachusetts Voice Coach!