Meet the Creators
of Torch

Maura Lynch, Director
Clyde Ford , Production Manager

With over 50 years of combined teaching and music experience, the power team of Maura & Clyde have had the opportunity to teach and enrich the lives of countless local students over the years.

More About Our Staff

Maura Lynch

Director, Voice Teacher & Performance Coach

For the past 21 years, as the current owner of Torch Light Music School, Torch Productions, Mo-Co Music Company, as well as the spiritual director of the Torch Light Spiritual Center, Maura is a teacher committed to training students in Voice, Performance and Composition to have them find their joy and excellence in music.

Having taught music for K-12 from 1997-2018, Maura has cultivated students who have become leaders that have won national competitions, appeared in the Buzz Feed, American Idol Disney experience winner and top 10 finalists who have consistently made the honor roll and have become recognized leaders in their communities as well as going on to becoming professional educators, performers, broadcasters, motivational speakers and event producers.

As a Music Director, Maura has used her original music and poetry in musical theater pieces in school, concert and sacred settings to lift an align many communities since 1991. Maura is a nationally & internationally published poet, through the Forest of Song anthologies.

Her musical training includes being a graduate of Boston University on a full academic scholarship to study voice performance, Berklee College of Music post grad courses and she has performed in eight countries worldwide including Carnegie Hall, Symphony Hall and the Royal Albert Hall in London."

Maura has also worked as a professional music director, vocalist and keyboard player in many styles and diverse venues in Top 40, Jazz, and original music for over 25 years.

She is a leading Massachusetts Voice Coach! 

Clyde Ford

Torch Production Manager

Clyde Ford, co-creator of the Torch Light Music School, with years of experience in music education and production created a fun, contemporary state of the art professional studio and music school.

Clyde has produced and managed several successful arts related businesses and currently manages the operational aspects of the Torch Light Music School and Torch Productions where he directs stage production, provides all audio and visual services including photography, video and social media for all marketing, press and publications.

Clyde has worked as a professional musician, stage manager and DJ for over 24 years.

Untouchable Credentials

♪ B.A. Music and Vocal Performance from Boston University (awarded full 4 year scholarship)
♪ Post Graduate Studies at Berklee College of Music and The Longy School Of Music
♪ Over 20 years experience in arts education
♪ Guest vocalist with the BSO and the BBC Chorus and Orchestra
♪ National & International recording artists
♪ Toured as vocalist throughout The U.S. and Europe including appearances at Carnegie Hall-New York, Royal Albert Hall-London, Notre Dame Cathedral-France, Basilica di San Giorgio-Italy, Kongress Haus-Austria, Symphony Hall-Boston, Jordan Hall-Boston
♪ Performed with (as musicians and DJs) and managed several cover and original bands throughout New England since mid 1980s
♪ Created multicultural curriculum for over 465 students weekly
♪ Created over 20 children's musicals and CDs
♪ Founder, Musicians for Peace in N. Ireland
♪ Project Director, Peace in Ireland Project
♪ Professional arts entertainment and management since 1991
♪ Guest vocal artist on "Get Ready for Boston" with Troubadour, Inc.
♪ Owner/DJ of Encore DJ Services


"You have been an inspiration to so many, and I’m glad in my life I had the chance to work with you and hope to again. I’m going to be great in life. I have confidence and you put it there. You truly have been an inspiration, I will never forget my time at your studio and highly recommend Torch Light Music. Thank you."

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