Kim Brumbaugh has been teaching band for eleven years. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and a Bachelor's degree in Flute Performance from the University of Oregon in 2006. While at the U of O, Mrs. Brumbaugh was heavily involved in the Oregon Marching Band, serving as head Drum Major and a Graduate Teaching Assistant in 2006. After completing her degree, she taught high school band in Hermiston, Oregon for five years. While at Hermiston, she taught two jazz bands, an 80-piece competitive marching band, Concert Band, and audition-based Wind Ensemble, a Percussion Ensemble, a Music Appreciation class, and also helped with school musicals, pep band, and local parades.
Mrs. Brumbaugh attended a graduate school program called The American Band College through Sam Houston State University from 2009-2011. While attending graduate school, she met her husband and moved to Washington. She ran a 6-12 grade band program in the Elma School District from 2012-2015.
Mrs. Brumbaugh loves teaching music and loves working with kids. She started playing the flute in the 6th grade, and hasn't stopped since! It is her mission to develop strong, independent musicians who confidently express themselves through music.