Jennifer Kearns grew up in a small town in Kentucky and moved to Las Vegas in 2009. She is passionate about teaching elementary school music. As an educator, Jennifer has taught 6 years with CCSD and is beginning her second year at Adelson. She is a classically trained French hornist and holds a Bachelor's Degree in French horn performance from the University of Kentucky. She also has a Master's Degree in French horn performance from USC Los Angeles. Jennifer has a K-12 Music Education license from UNLV. She has performed with many music artists including Lady Gaga and Josh Groban. Her Broadway credits include Lion King, Phantom of the Opera, and West Side Story. More recently she performed in Showstoppers at the Wynn in Las Vegas. Jennifer's goal is to see every one of her students succeed in music by motivating and inspiring them, smiling and laughing with them, and seeing the power of music light up their lives. One of her favorite quotes is from Cheryl Lavendar: The fact that children can make beautiful music is less significant than the fact that music can make beautiful children.