FHN has hired an Assistant Director of Bands – Kayla Nogle!

Here is Kayla’s Bio!

“Ms. Kayla Nogle is currently serving as the Assistant Director of Bands at Francis Howell North High School. She is a graduate of Fort Zumwalt North High School in O’Fallon MO. In 2019, she received her Bachelors of Music with Certification in Instrumental Music K-12 from Lindenwood University.

Ms. Nogle is an active educator and musician around the St. Louis area. Over the last five years she has enjoyed teaching private brass lessons at multiple music stores around the area as well as volunteering at local schools. During her time at Lindenwood University, Ms. Nogle received the Lucette Stumberg Flanagan Award in Fine and Performing Arts recognizing her achievement for the highest standards associated with the study of instrumental music. Ms. Nogle actively pursues her love for playing music by regularly performing with the Genesis Jazz Project along with participating in musical productions such as Catch Me If You Can, In The Heights, and Mary Poppins. She is currently a member of the National Association for Music Educators, The Jazz Education Network, and the Missouri Music Educators Association.

Kayla Nogle’s passion for music is contagious and evident in all aspects of her teaching and playing. As a beginning band student, Kayla was overwhelmed by the joy that music brought to her life and is constantly inspired to pass that joy and excitement onto her students and peers. In her free time, Kayla enjoys seeing live music performances and spending time with her family, friends and of course her two dogs.”

Welcome, Kayla!