Ms. Marissa

Private Piano Teacher and Ms. Claire’s Music Entertainer

Marissa Smithem is a graduate of SUNY Fredonia where she studied Childhood Education and music. When she began her journey at Ms. Claire’s in 2012, she was thrilled with the opportunity to provide both music and education to children.

Ms. Marissa is Kindermusik licensed and is devoted to providing quality services to children and families. She is also a piano instructor at the school and offers lessons to children ages five and older.

In the summer of 2015, Ms. Marissa attended the Center for Montessori Teacher Education, studying primary education (ages 3 to 6 years). She is a lead teacher at Ms. Claire’s Montessori.