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Jessica Kite

Director of Handbell Choirs

Department of Music

In 2002, Kite was named Concordia's Outstanding Graduate in Music Education. With concentrations in K-12 vocal music and K-8 elementary education, Kite has experience teaching music in both large and small schools. She enjoys working with student teachers from within the classroom as a cooperating teacher or as a student teaching supervisor for Concordia.

Kite received her Master of Music degree, with a concentration in music education, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her research interests include music copyright law, implementing National Music Standards in the classroom, and teaching composition to elementary students. In addition to directing Concordia's Handbell Choirs and Teacher Lab - Elementary Music Methods, Kite also has a private piano studio.

Education

M.M., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
B.S., Concordia University, Nebraska
Orff-Schulwerk Training: Levels I, II, and III