Hammond joins Arts Hub
Piano teacher to provide advanced lessons in Waupaca
Kathy Hammond, former choral director at Waupaca High School, has joined the Waupaca Community Arts Hub.
She will teach both voice and piano lessons for intermediate and advanced students of all ages.
“We are thrilled to have a music teacher with such depth and experience join the Arts Hub,” Hub Director Laura Colbert said. “Kathy Hammond takes the Hub’s music lesson offerings to a new level by allowing us to provide advanced piano and voice lessons to the Waupaca community.”
Hammond is a working musician who brings 33 years of music education experience to the Arts Hub. She also teaches at Noteworthy Music Studio in Stevens Point, and in addition to the Waupaca School District, has taught music in the Winneconne and Appleton school districts.
She is a member of the classic rock bands STEEM, K&J Duo with her husband John, and the vocal ensemble Jazz Central Voices.
Hammond has sung professionally at various theme parks and in Las Vegas, as well as with the Big Band Reunion and The Dean’s List Big Band.
She also has led music in worship as a pianist, cantor, and choir director at various churches in northeast Wisconsin. She has accompanied the Oshkosh Chamber Singers, many high school musicals, and collegiate student recitals.
Hammond has a bachelor’s degree in music education from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, and a master’s degree in educational technology from Marian University.
She is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, serving at the state level as the coordinator of the Wisconsin Choral Directors All State Choral Project, and as a former faculty member of the WCDA Vocal Jazz Institute.
She also has worked as vocal coach for various summer camps, including the WSMA Honors Project choir camps and UW-Green Bay’s Jazz on the Bay camp. She is listed in Who’s Who Among American Teachers.
To register or for more information, go to www.waupacaartshub.org/.