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Raymond Connolly is currently serving his 24th year as an elementary music educator for the Hoosick Falls Central School District. He teaches UPK-third grade with an emphasis on the Orff Schulwerk and the Kodaly methods of music education. Mr. Connolly also conducts the fifth and sixth grade chorus.

Mr. Connolly’s educational background includes an Associate’s Degree in Music Performance from Schenectady County Community College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the College of Saint Rose (Cum Laude), and a Master’s Degree in Music Education from the College of Saint Rose. He is also certified in Level I of the Orff Schulwerk method of teaching music.

He has been involved with many area non-profit groups and is a member of numerous professional organizations.

Ray enjoys spending time with family.

Ray has two children, Emily and Owen, and currently lives in Valley Falls, New York with his wife Robin, their dog Bessie, and three birds.

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Contact Information

  • Position Title: Teacher
  • Location: Rm. 44
  • Telephone number: Ext. 1044
  • E-mail address: connollyr@hoosickfallscsd.org