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Performing Arts Faculty

Steven Bathory-Peeler

Steven Bathory-Peeler

Orchestra and Concert Band Director
Jazmine Carroll

Jazmine Carroll

Adjunct Costume Designer

Roderick Demmings

Director of Choral Music

Gregory Diehl

Music Tutor
Jared Eberlein

Jared Eberlein

Theater Director

Jamie Goodnow

Music Tutor

Joseph La Creta

Music Tutor
Craig Sandford

Craig Sandford

Accompanist, Assistant Director of Choral Music
Gretel Schatz

Gretel Schatz

Department Char, Performing Arts; Director, Dance Program
Ronald Smith

Ronald Smith

Director Band and Jazz Programs
Nicole Williams

Nicole Williams

Dance Teacher
Nhu Hoang

My philosophy is: Fail early, so you can eventually succeed.

Gretel Schatz, Director of the Dance program, instructs a dance student.

I want dance students to engage their own memory and intellect.

Mary Hefner

I love teaching AP Bio. The kids are highly motivated.


“The best thing about NMH is the connections you make.” 


“NMH challenges students to innovate and persevere while keeping in mind the effects of our actions on the community."


“This community gives me the resources to grow as a student and discover passions I never knew I had.” 


“I am confident in myself and my abilities to succeed, thanks to NMH.”


"I love the freedom I have to explore what I am passionate about."


"NMH gives us space to experiment and gradually to grow into ourselves."


"I noticed how welcoming everyone was when I first came to campus.”


“The first step to excelling at NMH is embracing your own individuality.” 


“I appreciate the bond faculty and students have at NMH.”


"The community at NMH is unlike any I’ve ever known, and for that I am grateful.”


"NMH allows me to be myself in the classroom and ensures I am an articulate, curious, and courageous student.”


“I was initially surprised by how relaxed, yet academic, the environment is."


"The curriculum here is hard, but it’s the right amount of hard."