Community Music School Artistic Director/Music First Instructor
Teri is a former educator in the Battle Creek area and currently serves as Artistic Director for The Music Center. She has been with the center since 2014 as an instructor for Music First, a class designed to teach Early Childhood Music via Gordon Music Theory. In her position as Artistic Director, she oversees the structure and organization of one-on-one instruction and faculty. Teri also collaborates and networks in the community to provide musical programming to public schools and local organizations. One of her favorite musical memories was the first time she stepped foot on the field as a member of the Bronco Marching Band. Bronco Band holds many special memories for Teri. She met her husband and many lifelong friends through the bond of music dedication and performing in Bronco Band. Teri is also the Executive Director for What A Do Theatre Company and a Teaching Artist for Disney Musicals in Schools through the Wharton Institute of Arts and Creativity. She is passionate and active about bringing the arts alive in her community while continually seeking opportunities for professional growth. Teri is a graduate of Western Michigan University. In her personal life, she enjoys making family memories while spending time with her husband, Adam, and daughters, Annabelle, Skyler, and Zoe.