Faculty Profiles


Kathryn Cardwell

Early Childhood

On Faculty since 2019

M.S. Literacy Education; Northern Illinois University; B.M.E. Wheaton College; Certified in Orff-Schulwerk, Levels I, II, and III; Certified in Musikgarten, Music Makers at the Keyboard.

Kathryn was self-employed as a private piano instructor to students, ages 5-16, for many years. She has also taught pre-, elementary, middle, and high school general and vocal music in several public and private school settings.

When not sharing music with children and adults, Kathryn likes to play the piano, sing, listen to music, read, and walk.  Kathryn looks forward to her new-found association with the Community School for the Arts and its staff, its students, and their families.