Arts Camp Staff
Thames Valley Music School Arts Camp provides a creative environment in Southeastern Connecticut that introduces and welcomes a diverse population of children ages 6 -13 to experience the arts through specially designed hands-on exploration and creative arts experiences. Below are our highly qualified and exceptionally dedicated staff:
Lisa Vieles, Art
Lisa works at the Lebanon Elementary School and has almost 20 years experience working in Early Childhood Education. Lisa is finishing her visual Fine Arts degree at Three Rivers Community College. She shares her love of art by focusing on both creativity and technique, and enjoys drawing, photography, ceramics, painting and pastels.
Susan Burton, Art
Bio coming soon!
Tekla Zweir, Art
Tekla Zweir earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture in 1999 from Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts and a Master of Arts degree in Art Education in 2013 from Boston University. She is an artist and an educator who has taught studio art to all age groups from preschool to adult. Tekla has taught art classes at Niantic Center School, Garde Arts Center, Lyme Academy of Fine Arts, and Hygienic Art. She has been teaching studio art to students in grades 6-12 at The Williams School for eighteen years and she currently serves as chair of the Arts Department. Tekla has been creating artwork for The Coral Reef Project for the past few years and curated the exhibition of her original artwork for The Lyman Allyn Museum in 2018. Tekla exhibited The Coral Reef Project, a solo show, at Mystic Museum of Art in 2019. You can learn more about her artwork at thecoralreefproject.org.
Monique Nee, Musical theater
Monique earned a Masters in Education and a BA in Music. She has had a variety of jobs ranging from radio, cruise ship entertainment, acting, and television host to news reporter. She enjoys teaching music to young children. Monique is an Emmy award winning reporter and won best supporting actress at the NY Int’l film festival. Monique works for Middletown Public Schools teaching Language Arts and is the co-advisor for the school’s award-winning anti-bullying program. She is proud of her students who create social change through the performing arts. In 2016, she played Velma in East Lyme Regional Theater’s “Hairspray”. In addition, she performed in the anti-bullying musical, “Her Song” at the Ivoryton Playhouse.
Katherine A. Hubbard, Musical Theater
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