Kinstler, Elissa

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Elissa Kinstler

Elissa Kinstler has been the Director of Bands for the Bangor School District since 2008. At Bangor, she teaches 6th-12th grade band, sixth grade general music and is also a literacy interventionist. She has toured with her high school band to Chicago, Nashville, Memphis, New York City, and Branson. Before her position at the Bangor School District, she was the Director of Bands at the Cashton School District. She received her degree for K-12 Instrumental Music Education from UW-Stevens Point (2006) where she studied conducting under Scott Teeple and saxophone studies with David Hastings. She has completed various graduate level work including two Comprehensive Musicianship through Performance workshops. Elissa achieved the status of National Board Certified Teacher in December of 2014. She was one of one hundred teachers to receive the Herb Kohl Educational Fellowship in 2013 and was named WKBT's Top Notch Teacher for December 2015. She is an active member of the National Band Association and was inducted in the American Schools Band Director Association (ASBDA) in 2013. Elissa has performed on alto saxophone with the La Crosse Concert Band for over fifteen years and made her conducting debut for this group in the summer of 2016 and is also a lead steel pannist for the Coulee Region Steel Band.
Mrs. Kinstler's Daily Schedule

 

 

Class
Period

Time

Class

1

7:55-8:40

6th Grade Band/
6th Grade General Music

2

8:43-9:28

High School Band

3

9:31-10:16

Lessons/Prep

4

10:19-11:05

Lessons/Prep

Lunch

11:05-11:35

Middle School Lunch

5

11:35-12:20

Middle School Lessons (Resource)

6

12:23-1:08

Lessons/Prep

7

1:11-1:56

High School Literacy 

8

1:59-2:44

8th Grade Band/

7th Grade Band
every other day

Big Time

2:47-3:16

Lessons

 

 


 

 


 

2018-19 Music Dates 2018-19 Pep Band Schedule Want to know what's going on in the band room? Check out Mrs. Kinstler's Newsletters on the News Letter Link on the left. Music Backer Summer Music Camp Scholarship Application Need some band supplies but don't want to go all the way to La Crosse? Fill out the product order form, return the form and money to Mrs. Kinstler and it will be delivered to school! (and you get the school discount) Here is the form: Bangor Band Product Order Form