Kim Bruguier teaches elementary general music and beginning band at LB Williams Elementary in Mitchell, SD. She also directs a middle school show choir and is color guard instructor for the High School Marching Band. Mrs. Bruguier is the director for the Mitchell Area Children’s Choir, is vice president of the Sioux Valley Orff Chapter, is the Immediate Past President and conference manager for the South Dakota Music Education Association and is an adjunct professor in the education department for Dakota Wesleyan University. In that position she teaches a class on using music, movement, and art for elementary education majors. Mrs. Bruguier has been a clinician across the midwest, presenting at multiple state music conferences, as well as the NAfME National conference in Dallas, the South Dakota Technology In Education conference, the SD Arts Education Institute, and for the Sioux Valley Orff Chapter. She has also led professional development sessions for school districts on a range of technology and music topics. Mrs. Bruguier has been an adjudicator multiple times for middle school music contests and has been the guest director for the 4th-6th grade SDMEA Festival Choir in the spring of 2018, the Brookings Festival of Voices for middle school singers in 2019, and this fall the Northwestern Music Festival for Middle School Voices.

In 2011 she was awarded the South Dakota Outstanding Young Music Educator Award and in 2017 was selected as both the LB Williams Elementary and Mitchell School District Teacher of the Year.

Kim and her husband Lee have 2 children, Max and Amelia.

Job Position

Elementary Music Educator, Beginning Band

Organization

Mitchell School District, Mitchell, SD

Pronouns

she/her

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