Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
Joy is a dedicated and enthusiastic music educator, with a demonstrated interest in students’ academic and personal development. She has a BA in Music Education from Missouri Baptist University, with vocal and instrumental certification. She has played piano and violin for 25 years, and has been teaching piano, voice, guitar, and ukulele lessons for 13. She taught music to over 400 elementary students at Immaculate Conception School of Dardenne for 5 years. At this school she directed multiple musicals a year and organized many other student performances. She also taught music to both elementary and middle school students at St. Paul School for two years. At St. Paul, she taught students recorder, ukulele, performing arts, and allowed students to showcase their creativity with their own instrument compositions. She also helps lead music as a volunteer vocalist and instrumentalist at Incarnate Word Church in Chesterfield.