Rural Music Facilitators

Thanks to a partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service, and the generosity of our supporters, Ethos’ Music Across Oregon program brings the academic benefits of music education to over 3,000 youth each year.  Our Rural Music Facilitators provide full-time, in school general music education in underserved rural classrooms in Oregon.  Now in our 18th year of program operation, Music Across Oregon has served a vital role in ensuring that kids in rural communities have access to arts education.

 

Rural Music Facilitators

Janessa Pogue

Janessa is excited to return to Ethos this year! She served as a full-time music teacher in Monument, OR from January 2019, and now is thrilled to return in her next year with AmeriCorps in Monument, OR. She lives with her family in Kimberly, OR now, but has had the opportunity to live in Wisconsin, SW […]

Jemma Goddard

Jemma is a recent graduate of Lewis & Clark College with a degree in euphonium performance. She is currently placed in Condon, OR where she is teaching K-8 music. She hopes to share her love for music with the community and is particularly excited to start a beginning band program with her 5th and 6th-grade […]

Grant Fox

Grant is a musician from Raleigh, North Carolina, currently serving his first year in Madras, OR. He graduated from University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2019 with a B.A. in Music and a minor in Psychology. His instruments of choice include piano, drums, guitar, and ukulele. In his free time you can catch him […]

Laurel Crafton

Laurel Crafton, a music educator for over 10 years, has dedicated herself to providing equitable music instruction for all children. Growing up playing viola and bass in orchestra and jazz groups, she graduated in 2011 with a degree in Music Education and Music Performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. Through the generous support […]

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Founded in 1998, Ethos provides group classes, private lessons, summer camps and music outreach programs to over 7,000 youth across Oregon. Ethos has been named one of the top 50 after school arts programs by the President’s Commission for the Arts and Humanities on 8 separate occasions.

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