Director of Education, Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, PA
Karin Orenstein is the director of education at Settlement Music School, a 108 year old institution with a faculty of more than 225 professionals. Settlement provides lessons and classes in music and the related arts to 15,000 students each year. Karin has always believed that the arts are a right that should be provided to all and has strived to create access and opportunity for all. Orenstein served for 4 years as the Head of Music at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy where she started a music program for grades 6 - 12 which quickly grew to over fifteen electives and six ensembles.