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James Kendrick

I am the Fine Arts Department Chairperson, Director of Choral Activities and IB Music teacher at Columbia High School.

I love my home, my family and my church where I serve as minister of music. I am a Columbia Eagle through and through, having taught each year at CHS since its opening in 2005. I am a hopeless optimist: I believe that every child has a voice and that music is the best way to share it. Music, in the right hands, can save the world!
Education: 
B.A., Music Education ( David Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN)
Certifications: 
Class B, Elementary-Secondary (020)
Grade Level: P-12
Choral Music (0A0)

International Baccalaureate, Music.
Phone: 
(256) 428-7576 Ext 124
Grade: 
9
10
11
12
Department: 
Music
Experience: 
1981-1986 Dallas Christian School, Garland, TX
1986-1988 Madison Academy, Huntsville, Alabama
1986-2000 Twickenham Church of Christ, Huntsville, Alabama
2000-2005 Discovery Middle School, Madison City Schools, Madison, Alabama
2005-Present Columbia High School, Huntsville City Schools, Huntsville, Alabama

My Professional memberships include: the Huntsville City Schools Choral Director's Association (HCSCDA), the Alabama Vocal Association (AVA), and the National Association for Music Educators (NAfME). I am a member of the Huntsville Choral Director's Association where I serve as treasurer and webmaster. I have been a member of Huntsville Little Theatre and Fantasy Playhouse: I have played various roles in Huntsville's annual production of "A Christmas Carol". My "claim to fame" is auditioning for the Metropolitan Opera Company, but I consider bluegrass my "soul music".

Email:
James.Kendrick@hsv-k12.org