Juli Sansoucy has been a Music Educator in the Pioneer Valley since 1984. She holds both Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Music Education from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. As a horn player, Sansoucy held long-standing positions in both the Pioneer Valley Symphony and the Massachusetts Wind Orchestra under the baton of Malcolm W. Rowell. She has also served as the conductor/music director for the Valley Light Opera and the Director of Bands and Professor of Music at a small college in the Worcester area. She is currently retired from teaching and avidly working on her home and gardens.