Jessica Kilpatrick

INSTRUMENTS

clarinet, flute, saxophone, piano, trumpet, euphonium

Jessica Kilpatrick music lessons at Strings & Things Music in Concord, NH

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Rhode Island

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


2017 - present Newport Middle and High Schools
2017 - 2019 Let's Play Music and Make Art, LLC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Jessica graduated from the University of Rhode Island with clarinet being her primary instrument. Throughout her time in college, she participated in jazz combos and saxophone lessons, eventually making her way to the Newport Jazz Festival Stage in 2017. Jessica also has experience performing in many concert band and symphonic band concerts, as well as vocal chamber music. As a member of the 39th Army Band, she has experience playing many genres on the clarinet, saxophone, flute, and trumpet.

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY


Jessica tailors students' lessons to their individual goals and interests. She believes that each student learns at their own pace and uses their strengths to improve their weaknesses. Music has the ability to communicate and express emotions without needing words.