Settlement Faculty Member Kaye Fernandez


Kaye has been teaching Ballet at Settlement Music School since 1995. She received a Bachelor of Classical Dance from the National School of Ballet in Peru. She danced for five years in Ballet de Camara and seven years at Ballet Municipal in Lima. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and majored in Social Work Universidad Mayor de San Marcos. She moved to the United States in 1987 to attend the University of the Arts and the Pennsylvania Ballet. In 1988 she won first place at the Spotlight National Dance Competition and also danced for five years with the Mercury Dance Company in Philadelphia. In 1996, Kaye continued her education at Cabrini College and started teaching Creative Movement in the Kaleidoscope program. She offers teacher training and professional development workshops and collaborates with the Hispanic community. Kaye is the 2012 recipient of the Sol Schoenbach Award for Outstanding Service at Settlement Music School.

Education: National School of Ballet, BA Classical Dance; Universidad Mayor de San Marcos, BS Social Science

Specialties: Kaleidoscope Pre-K (Dance)

Divisions: Dance, Early Childhood

Locations: Mary Louise Curtis Branch