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Music educator

Jennifer Rae Kling, music educator. Recipient Young Artist award, Ball State University, 1990, scholarship, Indiana University Summer Music Clinic, 1990, Division I Concert Band Contest awards, Indiana, Kentucky, Iowa, and Missouri State Music Organizations, 1995-2006, 1st place award Maryville Jazz Band, Northwest Missouri State University Jazz Festival, 2006.


Kling, Jennifer Rae was born on March 11, 1972 in Louisville. Daughter of Lawrence Ray and Pamela Sue Mills.


Bachelor of Museum Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1995. Master of Music, University Louisville, Kentucky, 1998.


Band director Central Noble Community School Corporation, Albion, Indiana, 1995—1996. Assistant band director Charleston Southern University, South Carolina, 1998—1999. Band director Henry County Public Schools, New Castle, Kentucky, 1999—2001, Hardin County Schools, Elizabethtown, 2001—2004, Bedford Community Schools, Iowa, 2004—2005, Maryville R-II Schools, Maryville, Missouri, since 2005.

Graduate teaching assistant University Louisville School of Music, 1996—1998. Assistant clinic manager Indiana University Summer Music Clinic, Bloomington, 1997—2004. Travel escort Music Travel Consultants, Indianapolis, 1998—2004.

Staff instructor Louisville Male High School Band, 1999—2002. Trumpet instructor, Louisville, 1999—2004. Staff member Kentucky Ambassadors of Music, Louisville, 2000.

Orchestra director Floyd County Youth Orchestra, New Albany, Indiana, 2000—2002. Trumpet instructor Northwest Missouri State University Summer Band Camp, Maryville, 2005, band director, 06.


  • Other Work

    • Musician (trumpet soloist): (performance) Concerto in E-Flat Major - Hummel (Concerto Competition winner University Louisville School of Music, 1997), My Old Kentucky Home - Goldman, A Trumpeter's Lullaby - Anderson, Let us Break Bread (Soloist with the Charleston Southern University Wind Ensemble, 1999).


Member of National Band Association, Missouri Music Educators' Association, Missouri Bandmasters' Association, International Association of Jazz Educators.


Married Carl Andrew Kling, June 14, 2003. 1 child Elizabeth Rae.

Lawrence Ray

Pamela Sue Mills

Carl Andrew Kling

Elizabeth Rae Kling