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Amanda Pfenninger

Vocal Music Teacher

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About Me

Educational History:

High School: Great Bend High School, Class of 1997

Fort Hays State University, 2002; Choral Conducting and Piano 

Wichita State University, 2006; Vocal Performance 

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music Education, Master of Music

Professional Development:

Member of Kansas Music Educators Association, Kansas Choral Directors Association

Recipient of Good Apple Award from USD259 Wichita Public Schools

First Place Winner of West Central National Association of Teachers of Singing

Accompanist for KMEA, KCDA Regional and State-Level Choirs

Attend yearly conferences for KMEA and KCDA

 

Current Position:

  • Started teaching in Douglass in 2017.
  • Currently teach Concert Choir, Madrigals, and Stagecraft at the high school level
  • Currently teach Sixth Grade Music and 7-8 Choir at the middle school level.
  • DHS musical production director

Previous Position:

  • Taught K-12 Vocal Music in Ellis, KS
  • Participated in opera study program in Florence, Italy through WSU in 2005
  • Taught 6-8 Vocal Music in Hays, KS before relocating to this area in 2011
  • Operated private piano and voice studio in Hays and Derby 2003-2017
  • Accompanied for the FHSU School of Music and coached the operas
  • Accompanied for the WSU School of Music.
  • Accompanied and served as the Vocal Coach at Northwest High School in Wichita from 2014-2017
  • Organist at First United Methodist Church, Hays 2006-2011
  • Soprano soloist at East Heights United Methodist Church, Wichita

 

Family Information:

  • Married Scott Pfenninger in 2002; we met when we were members of the FHSU choir
  • Both of us grew up on farms
  • We have two boys, Liam and Owen
  • We have a pampered princess of a cat named Evie.

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