Janet Haas

Significance: 

Janet Haas, musician and educator, nurtured the freedom of

artist expression through music in a career spanning 37 years,

31 of which were in Lexington. Ms. Haas was devoted to her

students, touching the lives of countless students from

elementary school through high school. Janet grew the strings

program from 16 to 215 participants in 3 orchestras. She

played in the Mystic Valley Chamber orchestra, the Boston

Philharmonic, and her students continue to play on - as

performers, professors and lifelong lovers of music.

Birth: 

Death:

June 21, 1959- New London, CT

January 9, 2019- Boston, MA

Obituary:

Marriage:

Eric Haas

Children:

Daughter - Amelia Smith

Places Lived:

Mystic, CT, Annapolis, MD, Boston, MA

Connection to Lexington:

Beloved music teacher in Lexington public schools for 31 years

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Education:

Employment:

Eastern Carolina University

Music teacher (strings and orchestras)- Lexington Public Schools. String musician- double bass and early music string instruments

Quotation:

Link to page in Notable American Women:  

Inclusion in the Lexington
Historical Society Exhibit?  

Additional Info:

Preliminary Sketch
- Meredith Bergmann
Janet Haas