Carla Negri has been a performer/teacher all her life. She studied with Marcia Pudewa McCarry, a well known South Bay music teacher and coach, from the age of 7, first for piano and later for classical voice. She has taught in local public and private schools, including Redondo Beach Unified and William Green School in Lawndale as well as private piano lessons through the Laguna Beach Music Guild. She is a piano teacher as well as a vocal coach and specializes in preparation for Broadway Musical auditions and performances. She recently appeared in Encore Entertainers's San Pedro productilon of "Mary Poppins" as the Bird Lady, and was a smashing success!! She is a contributing writer for the Karaoke Scene Magazine since 1993, an online journal for recreational singers.