Teacher of Elementary Vocal Music
• Name: Laura Gaffney
• College(s) and degrees(s): Villanova Univ. (Bachelor of Science: Finance) and Rutgers-Camden Univ. (Bachelor of Arts: Music)
• Work experience:St. Rose of Lima School, Haddon Heights (2 years)
• Favorite books
o fiction: 1001 Nights
o Nonfiction: Bible
• Favorite television show: Scrubs
• Last movie I loved: Life is Beautiful
• Music CD that I have almost worn out from repeated playing: Music K-8, vol.21
• Person (living or not) that I’d like to have lunch with and why: my grandmother. I miss her.
• Visiting this place makes me peaceful: Avalon, NJ (the beach of course)
• One item on my “to do” list that I can’t seem to get to: dusting (hate it)
• Favorite animal (domestic or wild): kitties of any sort
• Favorite sports team: PHILLIES!!!!!! (much to my Yankee fan Dad’s chagrin)
• Destination of my fantasy vacation trip: Hawaii (specifically Maui)
• Details about the teacher I will never forget who inspired me to enter the profession: Mrs. Nathanson. She told me I was creative.
• Anything Else: My husband’s name is Douglas and he plays the guitar, my daughter’s name is Emily and she is a violinist and singer, and my son Andrew is a trombone player. We sometimes play together as a family and it is joyous.