Kirkeiner Music Studio

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About Me

I am a veteran music teacher with over 30 years of teaching experience.  I love working with young people of all ages!  I have taught choir and general music for the following school corporations: Department of Defense Dependent Schools, Germany; Hamilton Southeastern School Corporation; Brownsburg Community School Corporation; and DePauw University.  

I have over 14 years of experience directing choral and general music in schools, 19 years of experience teaching voice and piano privately, and a whole lot of church music direction and performing experience.  In addition to directing numerous singing shows, I have taught class guitar/ukulele 8 years in the schools.  

Currently Licensed: Choral and General Music K-12, State of Indiana

Primary instruments in college: Voice Major/ Piano Minor.  

Awards, Honors, and Leadership: 

2015-16 Teacher of the Year, White Lick Elementary 

2016 Youth Celebration Music Director for Indianapolis (Statewide televised church event) 

Elementary Music Team Leader BCSC five years.  Elementary Music Curriculum co-writer for district.  

Student teaching host teacher.  Music Education Methods Instructor, DePauw University

One- to- One Vocal Coach Brownsburg High School 2021- Present.  Zionsville Middle School.  2019- 2020.  

Numerous grants and awards for instruments and shows.  

Memberships: National Federation of Music Clubs, Hendricks County Junior Festival, Music Educators National Conference, Indiana Music Educator's Association

Colleges: University of Indianapolis, Indiana State University, Ball State University, Vandercook College of Music