Kathryn Dean


Welcome to music class! I'm excited to be teaching kindergarten, second grade, and LRCII primary music. I'll be at both Cascade Ridge and Discovery Elementary this year. See the side bar for my schedule. 

Blog - Post List
  • June Farewell

    I can't believe how fast this year has gone...even with the extra week! I've had a wonderful time making music with your children. I hope they will continue to sing, and dance, and play in a musical way while on summer break. (There are many song and...
    • 24 Jun 2019
  • May Concert wrap up

    The kids did such an amazing job in their concerts this month! Many of you commented how fun it was to hear your kids singing the songs around the house. I'm so glad they enjoyed the songs we learned!   I was so proud of the kids! They too...
    • 23 May 2019
  • April practice brings May concerts!

    The students are getting excited to perform and having a great time learning their concert music! Next week we get to start singing from the risers! The classes are competing to see who learns all the songs first, so encourage your student to sing fo...
    • 18 Apr 2019
  • Where did February Go?

    Hi Parents! Here we are in the middle of March. February feels like it didn't happen, especially since I only saw your kids about 3 times in the whole month! We've had a good time learning about the Baroque period and exploring rhythms and note durat...
    • 17 Mar 2019
  • January Fun

    We ended December with kindergarten playing jingle bells and handbells, while second grade wrote and sang their own version of Twelve Days of Christmas. We've got some very creative second graders!  So far in January, kindergarten is working on ...
    • 23 Jan 2019
  • Holidays are Here Again

    I hope you all enjoyed a fun, relaxing, family filled Thanksgiving break!  In Music class we learned "Over the River and Through the Woods" based on a poem by Lydia Maria Child published in 1844. We also sang Joyful Joyful for the Harvest, sung ...
    • 29 Nov 2018
  • September-October

    We've made it through the first six weeks of school, and I'm really enjoying getting to know your kids!  They are doing well learning our classroom expectations. Ask them to sing you the Quaver 5 The kindergartners are learning about steady be...
    • 15 Oct 2018
  • About Me

    I was raised in the Midwest with five siblings and a passion for music. I first sang a solo at age 5 and grew up singing anywhere, anytime, and in several select choirs. In college, I earned a B.A. in English Education with a minor in Music. Recently...
    • 31 Aug 2018