Sister Beth Dowd, O.S.U.
Sr. Beth Dowd, OSU
Sr. Beth is an Ursuline Sister. She received a BA in English from the College of New Rochelle, and a Masters in Musical Education from Catholic University of America. She has teaching certifications in Kodaly, Kindermusik, and Musikgarten.
As a music educator and choral conductor, she has been involved with the Ursuline Academies in Bethesda, MD and Springfield, MA; Mt St. Ursula, Bronx, NY; and the College of New Rochelle Campus Ministry.
Awards & Recognition:
The Community Service Award from ArtsWestchester (accepted on behalf of Songcatchers); the Woman of Excellence Award from the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce; the Woman of Spirit award from St. Augustine/Sts. John & Paul: the Yitzhak Rabin Peacemaker Award from the Coalition for Mutual Respect; the Unsung Heroes award from the New Rochelle Youth Bureau; and the Milestone Award from the National Guild for Community Arts Education.
"I am a firm believer that all children should have access to private instrumental music lessons regardless of affordability."
- Sr. Beth Dowd, OSU – Founder