Lauren completed her Bachelor of Music in Music Education at Florida State University in 2015 and graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2019 with her Master of Music in Opera Theater. During her time at Florida State and The University of South Carolina, she was involved in opera programs, performing lead roles. Lauren began teaching elementary music and voice in the fall of 2015 in Orlando, FL. In addition to her classroom teaching experience, she has also received training in vocal pedagogy and performance at Florida State University and the University of South Carolina. Lauren holds her Level I Orff Certification from The University of Central Florida and her North Carolina Teaching Certificate in K-12 music and currently resides in Davidson, NC, where she teaches general music at Cornelius Elementary.