Meet the Teacher
I have been with the Michigan City Area School since 1995. During my time with MCAS I have taught elementary music, middle school choir, middle school band, middle school general music, and middle school drama. At Krueger Middle School constantly my choirs earned a gold rating in choral organization contest and students excelled at Solo and Ensemble contest. I earned my degrees at Butler University (BS in Arts Administration and Masters in Music Education), at Purdue/Calumet (School Counseling), and at Indiana Wesleyan University (School Administration). In college my principle instrument was Clarinet with a minor in Voice. Still very active singing and dancing with The Company out of Mishawaka, IN, every summer with the Michigan City Municipal Band (where I was a featured soloist on clarinet performing the 3rd movement of Mozart's Clarinet Concerto), Windiana a professional wind band out of Valparaiso University ( We selected and performed at Pearl Harbor for the 75th Anniversary in December 2016 of the devistaing attack by Japan),LaPorte Community Band and the Twin Cities Band. I have also participate in many instrumental and choral performances with Butler University Jordan College of the Fine Arts. Recently, I was selected in 2017as a member of the National Community Band with members from throughtout the United States in Indianapolis on the campus of Butler University.