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Cheryl Costello

Cheryl Costello


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Cheryl Costello has a BA in music with an emphasis in flute and voice education and is a former vocalist with the Denver Opera Company. She teaches Kindermusik and a homeschool music class occasionally. Both she and her husband Michael of 11 years are musicians and homeschool their children ages 8, 8, and 2.


Homeschooling Articles by Cheryl Costello

Home is Where the Music Is Want music in your homeschool? Here's why family music is great!

Time4Learning Spanish For You

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