Heather is elated to be a part of EDMO Coaching for her first year! For the past 15 years, Heather has been a music educator in southwest Missouri. She has taught all aspects of music from general music, band, choir, to music appreciation, plus a few other fun courses. Heather enjoys working with every age, but especially loves the middle school age. She believes that music is the tool that she uses to help her students become the best people they can be. Heather has performed with bands, choirs, and orchestras all over southwest Missouri, performing mainly on Bassoon, but also other woodwinds. She graduated from Evangel University in 2005 with a Music Education degree in both instrumental and vocal music. She is passionate about woodwind instruments but also enjoys teaching brass instruments. Heather is excited to get to help students grow as musicians and people. Heather is the mother of six children, ranging in age from 16-3 months and has a wonderful husband, Keith, who works in corporate security.