Janie March was born Jane Treglia and grew up in Trumbull Connecticut. Janie wrote her first basic song at the age of 14. She sang in the Concert Choir at Trumbull High School and took a music theory class. She also taught beginner guitar lessons. After graduating from Trumbull High School,Janie attended Western Connecticut State University. While at Western, March earned 13 credits in music. She graduated with a degree in Elementary Education and Fine and Applied Arts in 1979. A year later, she married John March and moved to the Poughkeepsie NY area.
Janie taught preschool for about 4 years. Music was an important component to her educational program. March graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a Masters degree in Elementary Education. Janie became a mother of 2 children, Mary Jane and John III. She was a stay at home mom for 14 years and provided day care to working teachers.
Janie's son John was diagnosed with ADHD and Pervasive Developmental Disorder(PDDNOS)at the age of 3. PDD is on the Autism Spectrum. Since her son's diagnosis, Janie has been an advocate for special education.
Janie has attended SummerSongs song writer's camp and various song writing workshops.Besides "In His Eyes/Living with Autism", Janie is currently working on a family CD called, "I Love to See You Smile". In the future, she will be putting out a full length compilation called, "Chapters of Life". Janie can be contacted at email@example.com or Facebook. Lyrics are available upon request.
"March, best know for her witty lyrics, has been writing and performing songs about every day life"...Kevin Becker, performer and founder of the Hudson Valley Folk Guild.