Dr. Eunice Marrero began a successful career in music education in 1996. For eighteen years she specialized in elementary music education. Dr. Marrero built excellent music programs in several elementary schools in Puerto Rico. Maryland, Florida and Texas. In 2004, she was selected campus Teacher of the Year in Orlando, Florida and, again in 2007, in Austin, Texas.
In 2014, Dr. Marrero accepted an assistant choral director position at Beck Junior High in Katy. She has led her choirs into earning Sweepstakes, Excellent ratings and Best In Class trophies. Dr. Marrero is actively involved in the coordination and execution of TMEA Region 23 Honor Choir auditions and concerts. She also volunteers her time to help with the TMEA Region 23 Middle School UIL Choral Contest.
Dr. Marrero’s full commitment to education has been evident through her involvement in a diversity of events at the campus, district and state levels. She has been a presenter for the elementary music educators at Spring Branch ISD, Katy ISD and Round Rock ISD in Texas and Orange County Public Schools in Florida. The assessment and publishing company, Pearson, sought her expertise as a scorer for the National Board Certification candidate assessment. She has served as a Fine Arts Curriculum Writer and as the Co-Author of the Differentiated Strategies Bank for her current school district, Katy ISD. Dr. Marrero has been a clinician on elementary music best practices at the Texas Choral Directors Association Convention. She has also presented on the topic of National Board Certification to graduate music education students at the University of Houston.
For three years, Dr. Marrero served as a Professional Learning Community leader facilitating collaborative and professional growth opportunities for her colleagues. Concurrently, she was a Team Leader in her school acting as a liaison between administration and fine arts and physical education colleagues. She has also served as a music teacher mentor.
As a vocalist, Dr. Marrero was selected to be one of only a handful of students to perform at the Berklee College of Music commencement concert. She had the opportunity to sing repertoire from, and in the presence of, renowned artists Patti La Belle and Pat Metheny. Dr. Marrero also worked as a studio and background vocalist for several Puerto Rican artists as well as Christian singer Sandi Patty. She also toured with Christian group the Latin Continental Singers for three years and became the assistant director on the last tour.
Dr. Eunice Marrero holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Music Education from Boston University, a Master of Arts degree in Music Education from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachussetts. In addition, she holds a National Board Certification in Early and Middle Childhood, Music. Dr. Marrero also holds a Level 1 Kodaly certification. She has received relevant educational training in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Yamaha MIE Keyboard program and the Metropolitan Opera Guild’s “Creating an Original Opera.”