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director , Music educator

Kathleen Jo Yoakam, music educator, director. Certified in music K-12 teacher Department Education, Iowa, 1985. Member Humboldt Teachers Association, 1997—2008; Member of Iowa Bandmasters Association (north central Iowa elementary chairman since 2006).

Background

Yoakam, Kathleen Jo was born on December 31, 1960 in Story City, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Robert Durwood and Patricia Dee Peterson.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Iowa State University, Ames, 1985.

Career

Band and vocal instructor, k-6 Stratford Community School, Iowa, 1987—1992. Band instructor, 9-12th South Hamilton Community School, Jewell, 1992—1996. Band instructor, 5-6 Humboldt Community School, since 1997.

Principal horn Fort Dodge Symphony, Iowa, since 1987, Karl King Municipal Band, Fort Dodge, since 1987. Private practice, Humboldt, since 1987. Horn player, jive for five brass quintet Jive For Five Brass, Fort Dodge, since 2000, website manager, since 2006.

Band, chorus director Oak Hill Baptist Church, Humboldt, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Certified in music K-12 teacher Department Education, Iowa, 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Musician: (professional album) Jive For Five (Best of Kind, Iowa Entertainment Magazine, 2006), Jive For the Holidays.

Membership

Member Humboldt Teachers Association, 1997—2008. Member of Iowa Bandmasters Association (north central Iowa elementary chairman since 2006).

Connections

Married Dennis Alvin Yoakam, March 17, 1990. Children: Kelly James, Amber Noelle, Lucas Robert. Married Paul Victor Baldus, July 19, 1981 (deceased November 1988).

Children: Christian Michael Baldus, Benjamin John Baldus, Sarah Marie Baldus.

father:
Robert Durwood

mother:
Patricia Dee Peterson

spouse:
Dennis Alvin Yoakam

spouse:
Paul Victor Baldus

child:
Kelly James Yoakam

child:
Amber Noelle Yoakam

child:
Lucas Robert Yoakam

child:
Christian Michael Baldus Yoakam

child:
Benjamin John Baldus Yoakam

child:
Sarah Marie Baldus Yoakam