Phone: 719-328-5440


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Katherine Kennedy-Orchestra

Mrs. Kennedy teaches Band and Orchestra at Howbert Elementary, West Elementary and Orchestra at Midland.

She graduated from College of the Sequoias and Fresno State University, CA.

She taught elementary and assisted at Middle School band for 8 years in California before moving to Colorado where she got to be a stay-at-home mom for a few years before going back to teaching music. Since working in Colorado she's taught general music, band, orchestra & choir during her 30+ year career. 

Her hobbies are family time, walking and exercise, writing music for her students, sewing, working with her Schipperkes, going to dog shows and teaching them tricks. 

She also enjoys playing in her church band and spending time with her family.

Phone: 719-328-3581


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Rob Rodine

Rob Rodine graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor of Music Education in 1980.  He received his Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction 2002 from Colorado Christian University. 

His teaching career started in 1980 and he has taught all levels of band and orchestra in both public and private schools.  He has taught 34 years in School District 11 and is currently in his 43rd year teaching. Currently, he teaches Band part-time at Midland Elementary and Orchestra at Freedom Elementary and Palmer High School. 

Rob is a member of National Association of Music Educators, Colorado Music Education Association, American String Teachers Association, and Phi Beta Mu fraternity.  

Rob still loves to perform and plays clarinet, bass clarinet and all saxophones in many local bands, jazz bands and orchestras.   

Rob lives in “Old Colorado City” with his 2 basset hounds, 2 cats, and 5 chickens.