About Us

Ina Ferrara mug imageIna Ferrara – (Center Director and Registered Music Together Teacher)Ina has lived in the area since 1981, raising her children here and being an integral part of the music community. As a soprano with The Choral Society of the Hamptons she served on the Board of Directors, including as VP, and is a lead soprano and soloist with St. Mark’s Church in Westhampton Beach. Ina also performs at special events on the East End. Ina has a Masters Degree in Multimedia Elementary Education and is a successful real estate broker at The Corcoran Group. As Music Together is celebrating 28 years, Ina is celebrating 13 years as teacher and director of  Music Together by the Dunes.

Riley Tibbetts mug imageRiley Tibbetts (Registered Music Together Teacher)Riley is an actress, singer, and dancer. She attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC and now performs with the Jacobsen Center for Performing Arts on the East End of Long Island. Riley was first introduced to Music Together while working as a Nanny. She says that teaching Music Together combines her two biggest passions – working with children and music. Riley shares her enthusiasm and bubbly personality with all the families in class.

mtbythedunes-0220Paola Florez – (Registered Music Together Teacher)Paola has been of member of the Music Together community for approximately eight 1/2 years, first as a parent and then as a teacher. She is a wonderful dancer and brings her knowledge of movement to her work with young children. She had the opportunity to be on the production team for “A Dream for Peace”, a show with songs and dances for hope and unity in the world, performed by kids ages 5 – 16.  Paola has also been teaching Spanish to children in grades Pre-K through K at the Southampton Montessori School. She has a B.A. in Communication from William Paterson College(Wayne, NJ) and a M.A. in Media Studies from The New School University (NYC). Paola is the proud mother of Isabella and Dante.

mtbythedunes-013Rebecca Burnside – ( Registered Music Together Teacher)

Jen and Aidan FullSizeRenderJenny Cuddihy – (Registered Music Together Teacher) Jenny first came to the program as a parent and continues to enjoy the parent/child experience and now teaching. She studied vocal performance at Boston University and New England Conservatory and sang with Musica Viva Choral group in Manhattan. ‘I love the “ah-ha” moments with the kids and the adults and I am looking forward to making wonderful music memories with the families for many years to come’.