Tess Plotkin is a native of Somers, CT and a graduate of Boston University. Tess joined CLCS in 2012 as a resident artist teaching early childhood music and percussion at Conservatory Lab. Tess is a recent graduate of the Center for Artistry’s Perrone-Sizer Institute for Creative Leadership. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Educational Administration at the University of Massachusetts Boston. As the Director of El Sistema, Tess is excited to work with resident artists to create high-quality developmentally appropriate musical experiences that lay the foundation for continued learning in a music-infused school.