meet our team

  • Rosie Berry, MT-BC
    Rosie Berry, MT-BC Music Specialist

    Rosie Barry is originally from the suburbs of Washington, DC. She graduated from East Carolina University

  • Charmaine Slaven
    Charmaine Slaven Music Specialist

    Originally from Western Montana (we love our Montana connections!), Charmaine is a professional musician & dance instructor, specializing in traditional

  • Elizabeth VanSant, MT-BC
    Elizabeth VanSant, MT-BC

    Elizabeth grew up in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri and received her bachelor’s of music in Music Therapy from the University of Kansas. Having opportunities to work with various populations and age groups, children have proven to be her favorite people to work with.

  • Jocelyn Manzanarez, M.M.Ed., Founder & Director

    Jocelyn is on a passionate mission to share the power of music and movement with early childhood educators. Jocelyn is the owner of Musically Minded. Founded in 2003, her Seattle-based company provides music and movement classes for children ages birth-5 in childcare centers,

  • Eric Manzanarez
    Eric Manzanarez Director of Operations and Finance

    Eric is a native of Montana and graduated from the University of Montana in Missoula in 1998. He played on the defensive line for the Montana Grizzlies for four seasons, including their ’95 national championship.

  • Laura Arnold, MM, MT-BC
    Laura Arnold, MM, MT-BC Music Specialist

    Laura Arnold is originally from the northwest suburbs of Chicago. She attended Wartburg College (Wavery, IA), graduating with a Bachelor of Music Education with majors in Music Education and Music Therapy.

  • Aubrie Kohlhas
    Aubrie Kohlhas Music Specialist

    Aubrie grew up in the musical town of Mason City, Iowa. She attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Instrumental Music Education. She began her teaching career as a middle school band director, working in the public schools for five years.

  • Kristin Schneider, MM, MT-BC
    Kristin Schneider, MM, MT-BC Music Specialist

    Kristin’s first music-making memories come from her preschool music class in West Seattle, where she was born and raised. Thirty years later, she is thrilled to share musical experiences with little ones throughout the region. 

Join Our Team

Musically Minded is always interested in connecting with potential team members. If you think you have what it takes, contact us today!