Meet the Kindermusik and Young Years Educators | Webster University

Meet the Kindermusik and Young Years Educators

COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL 

Maureen BolainMaureen Bolain, coordinator 
Obtained her B.A. in Christian Education summa cum laude with emphasis in child development, music and piano performance from John Brown University, where she won the Outstanding Cathedral Choir Member and Biblical Studies Faculty Awards.  She has taught and developed curriculum for preschool and elementary choirs and is an experienced piano teacher.  She taught at her own Kindermusik studio in South Bend, Indiana from 1998 – 2001, joining the Community Music School in 2001 where she has continued to promote the incredible physical, cognitive and social/emotional benefits of participating in music from a young age.  In addition to her role at CMS, Maureen is also the Music Director at Church of the Resurrection and accompanist for Francis Howell and Francis Howell Central High Schools. Maureen and her husband Jerry, also a musician, have an adult daughter, Hannah, who is a graduate of Kindermusik and continues to nurture a love for all genres of music.

[Miss Mo is] "A gem! Warm, nurturing, passionate about kids, music and learning. Very positive and interactive. My son pays close attention and has increased attention span. . .we're huge fans of this program" . . . Meagan Mottl, mother of Beacan, age 2-1/2; "Miss Mo is excellent with kids" . . . Katie Dolan, mother of Jack, age 2.

Jeanne MageeJeanne Magee has extensive experience in vocal performance, and strong group-leading skills from bible school and church-related music teaching. She holds a B.A. degree in Communication with a minor in Psychology from the University of Missouri, and joined the Kindermusik Academy staff in 2003. She uses her vocal talents as a cantor, soloist, and choir member for her church, and has been working as a wedding vocalist throughout the St. Louis area for over 30 years.  As an advocate of the life-enriching power of music, Jeanne was inspired by the joy and educational advantages of Kindermusik since her two daughters Kathleen and Mary were enrolled in Kindermusik from newborns to age 6, in each level of Kindermusik. These Kindermusik graduates, Kathleen, age 19, and Mary, age 21, continued their music education through grade school and enjoyed singing, traveling, and participating in MSHSAA competitions with the Cor Jesu Academy Concert Choir as well. Now in college, music continues to bring them joy through concerts and shared family love for musical theatre.

"Jeanne is great! She has a terrific voice. She makes each child feel special" . . . Kristen Wild, mother of Jessica age 2-1/2. "Jeanne Magee is a wonderful educator, she is very bubbly & relates very well with the children & adults -- she makes everyone feel special" . . . mother of Noah, age 3. "Miss Jeanne is wonderful with the students. So patient! Every child gets attention. She is warm and welcoming." . . .mother of 2-1/2-year old son.