Kara Burgess is an enthusiastic musician and educator. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Piano Pedagogy with a secondary proficiency in violin/viola and received the Outstanding Musician Award. Kara also completed certifications from the Early Childhood Music and Movement Association (ECMMA), Music Teacher's National Association (MTNA), and the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA). She has administrated and taught at Maranatha Piano Prep School and Prairie Music & Arts, and recently finished a year of teaching in Germany. Kara loves finding ways to allow students to reach their goals for musicianship with excellence, and has experience teaching students with a variety of special educational needs such as autism and dyslexia. Kara performs frequently for community programs, nursing homes, and her church. When she's not making music, you'll probably find her reading or doing crafts.