- Performing Arts
Mrs. Kirkwood grew up in the Black Hills of South Dakota. She moved to Colorado to attend the University of Northern Colorado. She studied vocal performance and music education at UNC, but later transferred and graduated from Metropolitan State University in Denver with a Bachelor's of Music Education with a vocal emphasis.
She is in her 6th year of teaching. In her career, she has taught students in grades ranging from preschool through middle school. She is a member of the National Association of Music Educators and the American Orff Schulwerk Association.
She is married and has two wonderful children, Madeline and Christopher. She enjoys spending time with her family, going on walks, Zumba, playing softball, ice cream, and she is never without a coffee in her hand!
Here's to another great year at Thunder Valley!