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Mrs. Rica Goldyn

Hi!  My name is Mrs. Rica Goldyn and I am your music teacher here at Palmer Elementary. This will be my second year teaching at Palmer, but this year marks my 8th year as a music teacher.  I have taught elementary, and I have also had a two-year stint teaching both Junior High and High School Choir. I have a master's degree in Vocal Performance from North Park University, Chicago IL, which is also where I finished a K-12 Certification program to teach music. 

My favorite music lesson to teach is singing.  I love working with the kids for the yearly programs and enjoy teaching two-part harmony songs with the after-school choir for 4th and 5th graders.  My husband and I have a pomeranian named Misha who loves to go on walks and enjoys yummy treats. I am very happy to be working here for the Palmer babies and looking forward to fun music classes everyday!!!