Latoya Lamons received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she studied violin with Dr. Rachel Vetter Huang and viola with Michelle Lacourse and her Master of Music degree in conducting with Professor Anthony Maeillo at George Mason University. She has performed with the University Symphony Orchestra, Mount Vernon Orchestra, and the BESK quartet. She currently performs viola with the Dolce Quartet in Northern Virginia.
Ms. Lamons is currently the director of orchestras at South County High School and Laurel Hill Elementary. She was the first director of the orchestra program at South County Secondary School from 2005 – 2009. She left South County for a brief time and returned to Carl Sandburg Middle School from 2009-2013 where she was the director from 1997 – 2005! Her orchestras have received consistent superior ratings at District Orchestra Assessments and other festivals taking place in Williamsburg, VA and Hershey, Pennsylvania as well.
Ms. Lamons is a frequent adjudicator and guest clinician in Virginia and the surrounding states.
Ms. Lamons resides in Springfield, VA and enjoys traveling, reading, cooking and being with friends and family.