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Music educator

Kevan Takashi Kosobayashi, music educator. Certified Illinois State Board Education. Recipient Elsie Eckstein award, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1989-1993, George Patterson award, 1994, Principals award, Buffalo Grove High School, 2005-2006. Member of Music Educators National Conference, American String Teachers Association, Pi Kappa Lambda.

Background

Kosobayashi, Kevan Takashi was born on May 1, 1971 in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, United States. Son of Tomoyoshi and Sumiko Kosobayashi.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Northwestern University, 1994. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 2000.

Career

Director orchestra Batavia Public Schools, Illinois, 1994—1995. Assistant. language teacher Hiroshima Board Education, Japan, 1995—1997. Director orchestra Schaumburg High School, Illinois, 1998—2004, Buffalo Grove High School, since 2004.

Director, conductor Schaumburg Youth Orchestra, Chamber Strings, since 2002. Director District 214 Honors Orchestra, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Certified Illinois State Board Education.

Membership

Member of Music Educators National Conference, American String Teachers Association, Pi Kappa Lambda.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Megumi Kabayama, June 21, 2003.

father:
Tomoyoshi Kosobayashi

mother:
Sumiko Kosobayashi

spouse:
Megumi Kabayama