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Jessica Rikard

Jessica Rikard is in her first year as Choral Director at Huntsville Junior High School. Ms. Rikard is a native of Huntsville, Alabama, and is excited to be home! She enjoys spending time with family, traveling, coffee, and sings in the Huntsville Community Chorus. She looks forward to getting to know and making music with your student this year! Go Panthers

Bachelor of Arts, Choral Music Education - University of North Alabama
Class B, Elementary-Secondary (020)
Grade Level: P-12
Choral Music (0A0)
(256) 428-7700
She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of North Alabama and is highly qualified in Choral Music Education. While there, she performed in Collegiate Singers, Chamber Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and the Florence Camerata. She studied abroad and toured Ireland and Italy with the UNA Chamber Choir. Ms. Rikard served as Assistant Student Conductor, Librarian, and both soprano and alto section leader of the UNA Choral Ensembles, Founding President of UNA ACDA Student Chapter, and President of UNA NAfME Student Chapter. She is a member of National Association for Music Education and American Choral Directors Association. She serves on the board of AL ACDA, has presented at conferences, and has research published in national journals.