Our Music Directors

Our wonderful music director:

Grace Gavrilas

Grace Gavrilas

Grace is a graduate of Oakland University with a degree in Instrumental Music Education.  She has taught music programs in Grosse Pointe and Troy Public Schools as well as at United Methodist and Bethesda Romanian Pentecostal churches.  She is also a private music teacher and performer.



Our music experience teacher:

Victoria Horne

Victoria Horne

Victoria is a music therapist and graduate of Eastern Michigan University. She recently completed an internship in California at Hospice of the East Bay. She is a flutist, but uses primarily guitar or piano in therapeutic settings. She is looking forward to facilitating a safe and welcoming environment for music exploration.

Our volunteer coordinator:

Benson Stockdale


Benson Stockdale is a  senior at Athens High School who has been taking music classes since the 5th grade. He plays the trombone, euphonium and dabbles in the trumpet and piano.  He is a drum major in the Troy Athens Marching Band and plays trombone in his school's jazz band. He works hard in school and plans to go to college to further his studies.