Jessica comes to Music Together® with a big passion: Sharing the joy of music with children and families in the Northern Colorado!
She successfully completed the live Music Together Teacher Training, which is built on research in early childhood and music development. We keep our skills fresh through workshops every semester and advanced trainings offered by Music Together Worldwide.
Jessica grew up in performing arts. From her earliest memories of church, piano & dance recitals - she was known as the "family entertainer!" Her love for the arts continued through her K-12 years & into college. Jessica is a 1999 graduate of University of Northern Colorado in Music Education with an emphasis in piano. She taught K-8th grade music (general, choral, beginning strings) & received her Orff level 1 training before before becoming a church music & creative director. Jessica has led the music, creative & production teams of Crossroads Church in Loveland since 2001. In addition to leading the music ministry at Crossroads, teaching private lessons, kids choir & adult choirs; Jessica is often found teaching workshops as well as presenting at conferences on creative leadership. Jessica also leads worship for conferences, retreats and staff teams. Jessica loves people! Jessica is passionate about creating safe commuity where people leave feeling better than they came. When coaching & leading people, developing others into their full potential & even helping others discover a burried gift is a big passion. She loves to help others learn to create music & believes all parents can be music makers in their home!