Area of Study
B.S. Hofstra University
Kyla Surajbali teaches general music and electronic music courses at Hommocks Middle School in the Mamaroneck School District, and is the vocal director for their musical production. Her other engagements in Westchester include working with the Westchester Children’s Chorus as social media chair and as conducting intern for Cambiare, the tenor-bass ensemble.
Kyla graduated summa cum laude from Hofstra University with a B.S. in Music Education, where she sang with the Chorale and Chamber Choir and served as the ensemble manager. A past president of the Hofstra Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association, Kyla is continuing service on the New York ACDA board as social media manager. She pursues her love for singing as a professional soprano at St. John’s of Lattingtown Episcopal Church in Glen Cove, and as a member of the eVoco Voice Collective under the direction of Dr. David Fryling. Kyla is Filipino and Guyanese, and her professional teaching goals include affirming her students’ cultural identities through music.