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Megan Heithaus' Profile


Megan Heithaus

Orchestra Director

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About Me

Educational History:

I graduated from Hazelwood West High School and went on to earn my Bachelor’s degree in Music Education at Southeast Missouri State University.  After teaching Suzuki violin lessons for a year and a half I continued my education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and there earned my Master’s degree in Music Education.

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music Education

Master of Music Education

Suzuki Certification

Current Position:

This year will be my eighth year teaching Orchestra in Sikeston.  I currently teach 7th Grade Violin/Viola, 8th Grade Orchestra, 7th Grade Cello/Bass, Chamber Orchestra, and Philharmonic Orchestra.

Previous Position:

Before teaching in Sikeston I taught private violin and viola lessons using mostly the Suzuki method.  I lead Suzuki group classes at the Southeast Music Academy along with teaching group classes through schools in the Carbondale area.

Family Information:

I am married to Mr. Heithaus. I have one human child and another on the way. I also have 3 fur babies.  I have two cats named Minerva and Ginny, and a dog named Mozart..

Personal Information:

When not teaching I enjoy playing my violin and viola.  I perform with both the Paducah and SEMO Symphonies.  I also love to read, cook, sew, enjoy the outdoors, and hang out with my kid.

Megan Heithaus

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