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Music educator

Heather Suzanne Kirby, music educator. Recipient Alan Scottgood award, University Massachusetts, Lowell, 1992.


Kirby, Heather Suzanne was born on January 29, 1970 in Sellarsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of James Dennis Ward and Suzan Elaine Goodman.


Bachelor of Music cum laude, University Massachusetts, Lowell, 1992. Master of Music, Temple University, 2005.


Music specialist Falmouth (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1992—2000. Music specialist, elementary coordinator Dedham (Massachusetts) Public Schools, since 2001. Children's choir director First Congressional Church, Falmouth, 1993—1996.

Children's choir director, instructor, early childhood specialist Todd G. Patkin Opera Performing Arts Center, Stoughton, Massachusetts, since 2004. Founder, director Family Music Learning Institute.


Foster parent Massachusetts Department Social Services, Brockston, since 2001. Member music ministry Holy Family Life Teen Band, Rockland, since 2001. Member of Gorden Institute Music Learning (membership commission 2004-2006, founder and president New England chapter since 2005), Massachusetts Music Educators Association (conference planning committee since 2003), Society General Music in Massachusetts (president-elect 2002-2005, task force member since 2004, president since 2005, Excellence in General Music award 2004), Early Childhood Music and Movement Association, Music Educators National Conference, Pi Kappa Lambda.


  • Other Interests

    Tae Kwon Do, camping, dance, travel.


Married Robert Vincent Kirby, August 2, 1997. 1 child Jasmine Tracy.

James Dennis Ward

Suzan Elaine Goodman

Robert Vincent Kirby

Jasmine Tracy Kirby