About the Instructors/Admin
About Ms. Davidson-Stanfill
Davidson-Stanfill is a veteran teacher with an expertise in beginning
instrumental instruction. She has been teaching for 25 years in
various combinations of subjects, always including beginning
instrumental instruction. Ms. Davidson-Stanfill started this program first in
the Rock Canyon feeder area nine years ago, in response to District budget cuts and in response to many people requesting that a band and orchestra program continue. Her program grew to include the Castle View and Chaparral feeder areas eight years ago, won the Macaroni Kids Best Music Lessons Award in 2014, expanded into the Ponderosa, ThunderRidge and Mountain Vista three years ago, and won the Macaroni Kids Best Music Lessons Award in 2016. She is excited to continue her collaboration with the Colorado Chamber Orchestra and to bring a quality program into the Ponderosa feeder area again this year. Keeping the
opportunity to play an instrument available to our kids is her top
Mr. Stroman is excited to be a part of the PEIM program! A second generation Colorado native, Mr. Stroman received his Bachelor and Master of Music Education degrees from the University of Northern Colorado. He taught middle and high school band and orchestra in the Douglas County school district for thirty years.
Mr. Stroman is a multiple recipient of the Who’s Who Among American Teachers award and was a finalist for the 2010 Apple Award for Excellence In Teaching. When he’s not working with the GREATEST beginning band and orchestra students in the world and their teachers, he enjoys playing his trumpet, gardening and traveling with his wife.