Oona R O'Connell

Sr. Program Coordinator

Phone:
(305) 284-6735
Locator Code:
7610

 
About

Biography

Oona Gonzalez began her piano studies at the age of 4 with Dr. Mary Vyner in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. At the age of 14 she was awarded a scholarship to study piano at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan, where she studiedwith Yoshikazu Nagai and James Giles. She continued her studies at the University of Miami on a full scholarship, studying with Rosalina Sackstein and receiving herBachelor of Arts in Music degree. Post graduation, she decided to try something new and enrolled in law school at the University of Miami, earning a J.D. However, she soon realized that music was her passion and she couldn't imagine doing anything else. A chance meeting in an elevator in downtown Miami with her old studiomate, Megan Walsh, turned into a position teaching at Frost Prep and quickly grew intofull time job. Oona has been with Frost Prep for 9 years, both as a teacher and as a program coordinator, and has been involved in every aspect of the program. She is passionate about Frost Prep, our wonderful community, and teaching music, and feels lucky to have made a career doing something she loves.