Sanford Jones, a native of Virginia, received his musical education at Westminster Choir College. He was a member of Westminster Choir under Dr. John Finley Williamson. Since he was sixteen, Sanford has always been involved in church music, as director, pianist and organist. He was trained in Montessori education in Washington, DC, and Bergamo, Italy, and has founded four Montessori schools on the East Coast. Sanford is the composer of thirteen children’s operas, which he and his wife and choreographer, Judy Jones, present at Montessori schools here and abroad. The Joneses are the parents of seven children and grandparents to seventeen!