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Teachers at the Old Town School

Kristen Regester

Piano, Percussion

Kristen Regester received her Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Music Education from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She began her career at Sherwood, The Community Music School at Columbia College Chicago in 1999 teaching for both the Early Childhood and Percussion Departments. A percussionist, drummer, dancer, and singer, Ms. Regester has been actively involved in many different rock, blues, and drum theater bands across the Chicago-land area. As an educator, she believes that all children are musical. Her most recent passion is studying towards her Dalcroze Eurhythmics certification at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. A kinesthetic music education approach, Dalcroze Eurhythmics explores the principles of music utilizing the body as the main instrument. She is very passionate about working with children and adults who are differently-abled, and finds that music is the bridge connecting her to them.

Started at the Old Town School in September of 2019