Karen Stirnitzke

I am excited to be a part of this wonderful family. I want to give you a little bit of a background of who I am. I began my musical education as a recorder student at the grand old age of 8. Next, I became a flute student at the age of 10 and played for over 30 years. Through college, I continued my musical education, receiving an Associate in Fine Arts in Music from Wayne Community College (1994) and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (1999). I have taught flute and recorder lessons, beginning piano, and have tutored in music history and theory with previous teaching skills. I was the Weekday School Music Specialist, Director of the GraceNotes Choir, Lead Teacher for Weekday Wonders at Myers Park Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC. I was the Music Specialist, Character Education Specialist, and 1st Grade Teacher at Thales Academy in Waxhaw, NC. Also, I currently teach at Music Quarters in Charlotte, NC. My motto is to bring happiness and joy in your life by making and exploring music.

I look forward to meeting you and your child here at Monroe Charter Academy.