Megan Grady, a senior music education major currently student teaching at Zionsville Middle School.

“In student teaching, I work with 5th through 8th graders and am primarily rehearsing the 6th and 7th grade ensembles. I enjoy the challenge of teaching young musicians and seeing how they develop in the first few years of learning an instrument. Middle school students have a lot of personality which they bring into their playing! The excitement students have when they begin a new instrument is overwhelming and amazing to experience every day. I knew after working with the Youth Symphony Orchestras of East Central Indiana the past 3 years that I enjoy working with younger students. Being in an actual school setting has solidified that middle school is an environment that I can see myself working in for years to come.” 📸 @dzellidesign