Cherry T. Garasi is Children’s Editor/Product Line Manager for Lillenas Music Publishers where she gives direction to the creation, production and marketing of all Lillenas Kids music products. Cherry’s past professional experience includes the positions of Director of Musical Arts, First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, and Children’s Choirs Coordinator at several other churches in the Southeast. Cherry has been active in music education having taught in both private and public schools, was previously the head of the Preparatory Department of Samford University, and continues to teach private piano and voice. She maintains an active engagement schedule as guest conductor and clinician for many church and school music festivals, workshops and reading sessions throughout the nation. Cherry Garasi is a graduate of Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, having also attended Converse College, the University of South Carolina, and the Juilliard School of Music. Cherry has two adult children and is married to professional conductor, Michael J. Garasi.