Marybeth Kurnat

Marybeth Kurnat earned her Bachelor’s degree in music education from Northern Illinois University in 2011. She has been teaching in public schools since 2012, and has taught privately as a woodwind instructor since 2006. Marybeth is currently


the music department chair at Cambridge Lakes Charter School in Pingree Grove, where she specializes in beginning band and elementary choral music.

Marybeth has built her reputation as on a singer on the foundation of her instrumental training as a jazz saxophonist, and her dynamic performing and teaching background is accompanied by a strong interest in composing and arranging for choir and wind ensemble. She is currently preparing to premiere an original piece for mixed choir in memory of her voice teacher. Marybeth is also a member of the Chicago Choral Artists and the Grant Park Chorus.