Middle-Level Choir

Jaclyn kottman
Coordinator: Jean Enyeart - jean_enyeart@msd.k12.wi.us
Conductor: Jaclyn Kottman
Repertoire:
• Ich will den Herrn loben allezeit – Georg Philipp Telemann
• Lift Every Voice and Sing – James Weldon Johnson/Pote

Jaclyn Kottman is a music educator in the Appleton Area School District, where she teaches choral and general music and is a liaison for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching at Einstein Middle School. Passionate about working with middle level changing voices, she has also been a teacher-conductor with the Lawrence Community Music School for nearly ten years and currently teaches the Arioso Girl Choir singers. Ms. Kottman received the Bachelor of Music degree in choral and general music education with a minor in religious studies from Lawrence University and the Master of Music degree in music education from Boston University, where her capstone focused on facilitating empowerment through the adolescent female voice change. She has taught choral and general music and music theatre in New Zealand, Costa Rica, Atlanta, Boston, and Wisconsin. She currently serves on the board of the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association (WCDA) as the chair of the Singing in Wisconsin project and is the Director of Operations for the annual Mile of Music Festival's Music Education Team. Ms. Kottman is a member of the Wisconsin Music Educators Association (WMEA) and an advocate for the Comprehensive Musicianship through Performance (CMP) teaching model. She is the recipient of Lawrence University’s Pi Kappa Lambda Award for excellence in music education, as well as WCDA’s Outstanding Young Choral Director Award.
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