“Through music, we become better people.” – Johnny Lammersfeld
Johnny Lammersfeld is a chorus and band teacher at North Boone High School. He has been in the field of education for 5 years. Mr. Lammersfeld is also the band director for the upper elementary and middle school at North Boone and voluntarily directs drama as well. A music enthusiast, Mr. Lammerfeld plays the double bass and plays with the Rockford Wind Ensemble.
Since teaching music education for four years at North Boone, Mr. Lammersfeld has put in the hard work and time to make a difference in the music program. He supports the growth of students as musicians and people. As one student is quoted as saying, “He’s pushed the music program since he’s been at North Boone. The marching band of about 35 students is now able to compete with bands of over 100. In addition the level of interest and number of students for drama have significantly increased. Mr. Lammersfeld is always there for his students. I know he believed in me and supported me when no one else did. He’s the reason why I’m pursuing music therapy.”
Mr. Lammersfeld received a B.A. in Music Education from Western Illinois University. He is pursuing his Masters degree at the same university, expected graduation is in 2021. He is a member of National Association for Music Education (NAFME) and IEA.
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