Kay Jay is a native of Wisconsin who relocated to the Twin Cities after a year living out in Washington D.C. where they studied Theatre Performance in the Honors Conservatory at the Theatre Lab School of Dramatic Arts. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin La Crosse where they earned a BA in Musical Theatre Performance, they is currently working toward a Masters of General/Choral Education at Augsburg University.
With every student, Kay Jay hopes to instill a love of music that will carry into their adult lives and build up the skills to make music in a variety of setting. They truly believes that music is for everyone and that music should always be enjoyable and FUN!
In addition to teaching voice and piano lessons, Kay Jay is a former competitive Show Choir choreographer and works as a Cardio Dance instructor at the YMCA. Kay Jay has also spent several summers working as a music and theatre counselor at a sleep away camp in Maine. When not studying or teaching, Kay Jay loves baking, going on adventures with their partner around the Cities, composing music for piano and voice, and experimenting with new musical instruments.