Sometimes the best way we can learn from one another is to sit down and have a genuine conversation. This is a collection of interviews with folks across many walks of life.

Using Power They Don't Have: One Woman's Path to Becoming a Music Educator

December 12, 2022

Katie Almon has been an elementary school music teacher for 10 years and has a Master’s in Music Education. In addition to her day job, she is also a violist in a local orchestra and sight-reads music for fun in both a Baroque recorder ensemble and a string quartet. She teaches all 400 students in her school and knows their names by heart. Although she’s happy with her career now, there were some who doubted her early on. When she thinks back, one professor in particular stands out. I sat down with her to talk about it.