Jeanne has been a music director in the school setting for over 20 years. She graduated magna cum laude from the Fort Lewis College of Music with a major in Piano Performance, emphasizing in music education. She has been a performer in visiting artists programs, a pianist for the Fort Lewis Jazz Band, a church organist/pianist, and has played for weddings and special occasions in the area. Jeanne is a member and past adjudicator for the National Guild and Certificate of Merit programs.
Before coming to Music@Mainstreet, Jeanne taught at several other music academies such as the Colorado Music Festival and Center for Musical Arts in Lafayette, CO. and the Bietry Broadmoor Academy of Music in Colorado Springs.
Jeanne teaches, private and small group lessons as well as general music, band, orchestra, and choir. She teaches many different musical styles, including classical, pop, jazz, music theatre, liturgical music, Celtic music, basic musicianship and music theory. She provides individualized plans for each student, working to foster their creativity while
maintaining core structure and appreciation for a composer’s intention with a supportive, nurturing and relaxed approach.