Laura K. Phelan is a pianist, percussionist, teacher, and composer. She holds a Bachelor degree in Music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She has taught in public schools and private piano studios for 30 years. In addition to her teaching, Laura has worked as an accompanist and music director for the Firefly Project (a nonprofit dance company for fifth grade children) and The Scottish Rite Theater. She teaches yearly workshops for Great Oaks Elementary, Parkside Montessori and the Austin Chamber Music Center. As a composer and performer Laura has worked with the Austin Soundscape Project, the Golden Hornet Project, Salvage Vanguard Theater, Ariel Dance Theater, Golden Arm Trio, Chris Black and the Holy Ghost, the Adam Sultan Moment, La Strada,The Transgressors, RokkaTone, the Box Spring Hogs and Matthew Stepherd and the Ruckus.