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Mrs. Chisham's Daily Schedule

My Class Schedule:

8:00-8:55-Choir/Helping with Mrs. Freelend

9:00-9:55-Plan

10:15-11:15-K-2nd Grade General Music

11:15-11:30-Lunch

11:30-12:30-3rd/4th Grade General Music

12:49-1:44-6th Grade General Music/Choir Class

1:47-2:42-5th Grade General Music, A/B Days

2:45-3:40-HS Choir

 

 

 

Kristin Chisham

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Favorite Music

09/03/18

Hello fellow musical friends:

Please feel free to comment here on your favorite type of music! I would love to hear from you as it helps me get to know my students better!


Choir Photos-Coming Soon

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Mrs. Chisham's Biography

Kristin taught K-12th grade vocal and general music at Maries R-1 Vienna Public Schools. Before coming to Vienna Public Schools, she taught 5-12 choir and general music at Blair Oaks Public Schools where in addition to her regular classroom duties, she taught an auditioned 5th-6th Honor Choir, 7th-8th auditioned Show-Choir and a high school auditioned Show-Choir. Mrs. Chisham served as the Director of Children’s Education and Children’s Music Ministry of First United Methodist Church in Ardmore, Oklahoma. She taught 6-12 Choir, Showchoir, and Honor Choir at Davis Public Schools in Davis, Oklahoma, and K-12 Music/Choir at Thomas-Fay-Custer Schools in Western Oklahoma. She began her first teaching position at Veritas Christian School teaching K-9 General Music, Band and Choir.

Over the years, choirs under Kristin’s direction have consistently earned superior and excellent ratings in performance District and State Music Festivals and various festivals. She has had several students hold membership in the Oklahoma All-State Children’s Chorus, Oklahoma Choral Directors Association Junior High-State Honor Chorus, the Missouri Music Educators High School All-State Choir, the Missouri Choral Directors Association All-State Choirs as well as Divisional and National American Choral Directors Association Honor Choirs. She has also had various high school students compete at the district and state solo contest in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma.
Kristin holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance degree from Wichita State University in which she was an Olive Beech Scholar, and teacher certification in the states of Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. She also holds Master’s in Music Education from Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO. She was also a music major at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. She has pursued a Master of Business Administration degree at Baker University and she is a Certified Image/Wardrobe and Fashion Consultant of the Academy of Fashion and Image of Peoria, AZ.  She was also the Director of Music at Lake Ozark Christian Church in Lake Ozark, Missouri. She was also the founder of Dominae, a women's choir in Jefferson City.

Kristin has been a private voice, piano and oboe teacher for the past 23 years. Several of her students have won numerous awards and have been selected to participate various honor/district/state and national choirs over the years in both Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri. Over the years, students of Mrs. Chisham have received superior and excellent ratings at district, regional and state vocal festivals. Mrs. Chisham’s private voice students have also held membership in state music groups over the years. These students have also participated and competed in NATS and Classical Singer Vocal Competitions. 

Kristin is an avid performer! She was a member of the MOstly Opera organization in Jefferson City as well as a newly formed ensemble Central Missouri Camerata. She also performed with the Jefferson City Symphony and the Southside Philharmonic Orchestra occasionally as an oboist and vocal soloist. She has also performed in various collegiate, community and professional choirs, musicals, operas and orchestras.

About Me


 

Hello, my name is Kristin Chisham and I am so excited to be teaching at South Haven. If you wish, you may read about my teaching experience in another part of the website. I'll share a little about me here. I look forward to getting to know the students, parents and community here at South Haven.

 

I am a passionate vintage lover as in clothes, hats, fascinators, costume dramas, murder mysteries etc. My favorite shows have things to do with costumes and history: Downton Abbey, Outlander, Poldark etc. 

 

I love to read mysteries and novels, sew (when I have time) work-out (weight-lifting and yoga are my favorite) and try different recipes! I love to bike-ride on flat bike trails and enjoy finding/exploring new places to hang out.

 

I am married to Dan Chisham (also a music educator) and we have two daughters,  Caitlin (16) and Clarissa (13). We are a musical family who just recently relocated back to the Wichita area. We love to be involved with music activities, travel, and spending quality time with one.

Email: Mrs.Chisham
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