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Music educator

Jennifer Sutton McDonel, music educator. Certified music teacher grades K-12 Ohio. Member of Music Educators National Conference.

Background

McDonel, Jennifer Sutton was born on July 30, 1970 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Cullen Burdette and Sharon Jones Sutton.

Education

Bachelor in Music Education summa cum laude, Ohio State University, 1992. Master of Arts in Music Education, University Rochester, 1997.

Career

Instrumental music educator West Carrollton (Ohio) City Schools, 1992—1998. Licensed kindermusik educator Kimberly's Kindermusik, Lebanon, 1999—2004. Certified musikgarten educator, 2002—2004.

Music educator Lebanon City Schools, 2003—2007. School music advisory board Dayton (Ohio) Philharmonic Orchestra, 1996—1997. Adjudicator Ohio Music Educators Association.

Executive director Gordon Institute Music Learning, Lebanon, Ohio, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Certified music teacher grades K-12 Ohio.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Joyful Noise, 2004, (band piece) Appalachian Whisper, 2006.

Religion

The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.

Politics

Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

Views

Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.

Membership

Member of Music Educators National Conference.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, reading, quilting.

Connections

Married James Andrew McDonel, August 3, 1991. Children: Katherine Elaine, Grant Brooks.

father:
Cullen Burdette

mother:
Sharon Jones Sutton

spouse:
James Andrew McDonel

child:
Katherine Elaine McDonel

child:
Grant Brooks McDonel