Meet Our Music Teachers
Joe Puzzo is extremely happy to be teaching music at Jamestown Elementary School. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He has taken graduate classes focusing on Orff-Schulwerk and Kodaly at George Mason University, University of Virginia, Shenandoah University, and Trinity Washington University. This is Joe Puzzo’s 33rd year of teaching and 22nd year teaching in Arlington Public Schools, before that he taught in Alexandria and in the Chicago area. Joe Puzzo performed in professional musicals for many years and even spent over a year performing on a cruise ship traveling around the world. He looks forward to working with all the Jamestown students, staff, parents and community.
Andrew Wilkin – Instrumental Music
I’m Rai Faison and I grew up and attended public schools in Washington, DC. I graduated from the Duke Ellington High School for the Arts, received my Bachelor of Music Education Degree, with an emphasis on piano from Howard University, and received my Master of Education Degree from Trinity University. I began teaching in 1994 and have taught K-12 music in different schools in the DC metropolitan area. I began teaching in Arlington in 2003 at Kenmore Middle School, where I was the choral teacher for 15 years before becoming a Jamestown Jaguar. I love teaching music and am excited to be at Jamestown.