Dr. Devereaux is sincerely invested in the art of teaching, the act of mentorship and service to the community. In 1983 she began teaching Violin, Conducting, Voice, and Composition in her studio, and in 1993, she founded the Progressive Arts Academy;an After-school and Weekend Performing/Visual Arts Program for ages 3-adult in the city of Compton California. She has held a number of different teaching positions in educational instutitions, such as So. Pasadena Music Center & Conservatory, Wildwood Music Camp, Mount St. Mary’s College, Compton Community College, & has helped design the curriculum of her Alma Mater Chapman university and the Peabody Conservatory of Music. For her work she has received numerous awards and honors, including the Community Leadership Award (Sponsored by the Christian Methodist Episcopal Los Angeles) & the mayor’s certificate of appreciation from former Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley. Ms. Devereaux is an advocate for education and the attention to young artists and is a frequent lecturer, adjudicator, educator and coach for many organizations, schools and institutions throughout the United States. She has recently written and published arrangements for youth string orchestras & is currently seeking opportunities to coach youth orchestras in the US.