Welcome New Faculty!
UVMC welcomes two new instructors to the faculty in February 2023. Faith Goodness will teach flute, clarinet, and saxophone, and Jennifer Pomeroy will teach voice. To inquire about lessons with these new teachers please complete our New Student Inquiry Form.
Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet
Faith Goodness joins the Upper Valley Music Center as instructor in flute, clarinet, and saxophone. She has been a private instructor since February 1999. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the University of Rhode Island (summa cum laude) as well as an MBA. She has had the opportunity to study with professional artists and composers: Dr. Kerry Walker, Gary Schocker, Jennifer Higdon, Ali Ryerson, and the late Julius Baker.
In addition to her teaching background, Faith is also an active performer. She currently plays with the Sunflower Woodwind Quintet, and lives in Enfield, New Hampshire.
Soprano Jennifer Pomeroy has appeared as a soloist at Radio City Music Hall for composer Ennio Morricone featuring film music from “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”, at the United Nations, and with the New York Continuo Collective at the Boston Early Music Festival. She has worked with premier ensembles including the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and Luminous Voices for live performances as well as recording the 2020 album Sea Dreams, a Juno Award for Classical Album of the Year Nominee. Opera roles include Olympia in Les Contes des Hoffman, La Sirena in La liberazione di Ruggiero, and Poppea in L’incoronazione di Poppea. With a family background in rock and bluegrass music, Jennifer has also performed as a songwriter and guitarist live on WUSB Stonybrook College Radio, and WKCR Columbia University Radio. She holds a BM from University of New Hampshire and has been teaching voice for eighteen years, preparing students for a wide range of performance experiences, from graduate program auditions to professional Broadway roles. Jennifer values music as a celebration of the human experience that is open to people of all backgrounds, orientations, and abilities.