Abram studied music education at UMass Lowell, where he received a Bachelor of Music Studies in 2005 and a Master of Music Teaching in 2007. He began his music teaching career in Nashua, NH in 2007. While teaching at Avon Middle-High School from 2008-2013, he founded a Music Technology program, introduced a guitar curriculum, and continued his predecessor’s work with the Rock Ensemble. Abram presented several themed concerts featuring music from Motown Records, The Beatles, television & movie soundtracks, and the 1990’s. Abram also worked as music director for the Drama Club on productions of Cinderella, Annie, The Wizard of Oz, and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.
Abram currently teaches with the School District of Philadelphia at G.W. Childs Elementary School. He has partnered with Little Kids Rock and PhillyPops to provide Modern Band and choir instruction to students.
Abram is an active union member in the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers and currently serves as the Building Representative at G.W. Childs Elementary. A member of The Caucus of Working Educators since 2015, Abram is running as a Member At-Large candidate on their Executive Board slate in the 2020 PFT election. He believes in creating a stronger union that will work to uplift all students, staff and families.