Meet Our Executive Director
Alexandra "Allie" Arpajian MS, LRT/CTRS, CPRP
Mrs. Arpajian has studied music since the age of three and has a passion for making music education equitable and inclusive to all. Allie comes to us from the Winston-Salem Symphony where she worked in the education department with the Symphony’s El Sistema program, The P.L.A.Y. Music Program. She has an undergraduate degree in Music Performance, a post-baccalaureate in Nonprofit Management, and a master’s degree in Parks and Recreation Management with a concentration in Therapeutic Recreation. Allie is a vocalist (soprano), percussionist, steel drummer, pianist, and beginning guitar, ukulele, and sitar player.
Music Education Director
Mr. Andrew Beach is currently the music teacher at Claxton Elementary school in Greensboro. He received his bachelor's degree in music education from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. His primary instrument is the double bass which he plays with orchestras, jazz combos, and old time music groups (pre-COVID). He also plays guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, and ukulele. He is passionate about making and teaching music and is excited to join Young Musicians of Alamance!