Taylor, Janda

Staff Accompanist

Email

JANDA_TAYLOR@pba.edu

Phone

(561) 803-2802

Office

College of the Arts

Mrs. Taylor began her music career as a middle school choral director for 8 years in Palm Beach County Schools before beginning a career in 1995 as an artist in residence and instructor at Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, where she continues as a consultant. In 2004, she began working at PBA, where she serves as a staff accompanist for the music and theatre departments, musical director for theatre performances, and an adjunct professor for aural skills and theatre sight-singing courses.  Mrs. Taylor also works with the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Education Department, providing musical direction for various theatre projects and serving as an adjudicator for the Dream Awards for high school students. She has presented numerous workshops on classroom management and choral techniques, as well as conducted honor choirs throughout Florida. She is married to Kent Taylor and has two daughters, Ashley Osorio and Kendall Taylor, all of whom graduated from PBA as well.

Degrees

B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University ’87.

Joined PBA in

2014

Department

Music (UG)