Our Director: Kimberly Branch

Kim Branch

Originally from Fort Lauderdale, FL,  Kimberly Branch earned degrees in Music Education and Jazz Studies at Northern Illinois University. She studied under the direction of Prof. Ron Carter, Prof. Art Davis, Fareed Haque, Dr. Ronnie Wooten, Prof. Reginald Thomas, Dr. Roosevelt Griffin, and many more. Ms. Branch has also toured with the Northern Illinois Jazz Ensemble with many world reknown guest artist such as Wycliffe Gordon, Sean Jones, and Randy Brecker to name a few.

Ms. Branch has worked with numerous elementary, middle, and high schools around Illinois, Florida, and Wisconsin as well as numerous jazz camps such as the Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Camp in Fort Lauderdale, FL and the Northern Illinois Jazz camp in DeKalb, IL. Her number one goal is to see all of her students succeed inside and outside of the music world.

Ms. Branch can be reached at branchki@champaignschools.org

Important News

Wishing you all a wonderful holiday and a very successful new year ahead

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2016-2017 Jazz Band Roster (Updated Sept 7th)

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Fundraising

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza Fundraiser

Thursday December 8th - 11 am to 11 pm
Brixx, 2043 S Neil St, Champaign, IL 61820

Dine in or carryout from Brixx on Thursday December 8th.  Remember to download/print and present this flyer so that Edison Middle School Band Program receives the donation for your purchase.

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Private Lessons

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