Voice and piano

Pollyanna Bush

As a music educator, Pollyanna has significant experience nurturing artists and imparting a wealth of wisdom in the fields of voice, piano, and songwriting. Presently, Pollyanna owns and operates Music Works Studio in Fairfax, serves on the faculty at Musically Minded Academy in Oakland, and teaches students all over the world through virtual digital platforms.

Over the course of her teaching career, she has instructed an array of focused and improvisational singing workshops all over the Bay Area and in Paris. She has collaborated on educational presentations with Mokale creator, Tony Elman, at Double Bear in the Santa Cruz Mountains and with Raz Kennedy at the Stanford Summer Jazz Workshop. Pollyanna has worked as a guest choral teacher at Marin Academy High School, White Hill Middle School, and Cascade Canyon School. For six years, she served as the director and arranger for The Marin Street Choir and North Bay based vocal group, inVoc.

  • Ph.D UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY | Berkeley, CA Present
  • M.A. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY | Berkeley, CA 2015
  • B.A. SWARTHMORE COLLEGE | Swarthmore, PA 2012
  • ÅRHUS UNIVERSITY | Århus, Denmark 2010

Primary tutelage: Deborah Buck (Lark Quartet), Ann Setzer (Mannes College of Music and Julliard School of Music), Beverly Shin (University of Pennsylvania)

  • Whether you hope to be a professional musician or just want to explore a new way of thinking, the violin is a fantastic way to express and develop creativity, focus, and a lifetime love of music.

As a music educator, Pollyanna has significant experience nurturing artists and imparting a wealth of wisdom in the fields of voice, piano, and songwriting. Presently, Pollyanna owns and operates Music Works Studio in Fairfax, serves on the faculty at Musically Minded Academy in Oakland, and teaches students all over the world through virtual digital platforms.

Over the course of her teaching career, she has instructed an array of focused and improvisational singing workshops all over the Bay Area and in Paris. She has collaborated on educational presentations with Mokale creator, Tony Elman, at Double Bear in the Santa Cruz Mountains and with Raz Kennedy at the Stanford Summer Jazz Workshop. Pollyanna has worked as a guest choral teacher at Marin Academy High School, White Hill Middle School, and Cascade Canyon School. For six years, she served as the director and arranger for The Marin Street Choir and North Bay based vocal group, inVoc.

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