Lori Kitts » Profile


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Hello, my name is Lori Kitts and I'm excited to be the Music Teacher at AlS!  I have been singing, playing and writing music since I was a child and I love sharing the gift of music with my students!!!  We will have a lot of fun this year learning and growing together.  Students will have the opportunity to sing, play instruments, create music and explore new concepts in music class this year!


  • Bachelor of Music degree from Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Master of Education: Curriculum and Instruction, Carson Newman University, Jefferson City, Tennessee
Experience - 18 years
  • Maryville Christian School - Preschool - High school music
  • Knox County Schools - Kindergarten - High school music
                                                                                                                            Hans Christian Andersen
Check out our online music curriculum, Quaver Music, utilized in the classroom along with many other resources.  https://www.quavered.com/
Here's a quick overview of concepts covered this year:
  • Beat
  • Dynamics
  • Form
  • Instrument Families
  • Melody
  • Meter
  • Pitch
  • Rhythm (reading, playing and creating)
  • Style (genre)
  • Tempo
  • Timbre
  • Treble clef (reading notes)
Classroom Instruments:
  • Boomwhakers
  • Bucket Drums
  • Djembe Drums
  • Percussion instruments
  • Recorders
  • Ukuleles
  • Xylophones