I come from Minot, North Dakota, but I moved to Grand Forks six years ago. I started playing percussion in the fifth grade and later, piano in high school. I recently graduated from the University of North Dakota as a Music Educator, with percussion as my primary instrument. Some of my activities included concert band, drumline, and steel pan band, and I currently participate in the Grand Forks Cities Band.
One of my favorite things about being a teacher is watching students grow and finding their ‘lightbulb moments.’ I love the excitement and spontaneity of learning something new everyday!
When I am not teaching or making music, I spend my time drawing, playing board games, and hanging out with my cats, Skittles and Lily. I also eat lots of fruit snacks!