Music Department Staff

Mrs. Donna Keicher

Phone: 585-591-0400 ext 2111

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Mrs. Donna Keicher

Mrs. Keicher, an Attica graduate, started her career in Attica in 1987. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Music Education K-12 from Geneseo/Nazareth and a Masters of Education K-6 from Geneseo.

Mrs. Keicher currently teaches General music K-4, 3rd grade chorus and 4th grade chorus. She is Music Department Chairperson and director of the Sunshine Singers, an after school singing group for 3rd &4th grade. She also initiated the elementary monthly assemblies.

She has been very active in the school community throughout her tenure by being involved in the Compact Team, District Technology Team, Building Team, director of the MS Show Choir, and All County chorus conductor.

Mrs. Keicher resides with her husband, Bradley on the family farm in Cowlesville. She is very proud of her 2 children, Dustin and Brooke. In her spare time she likes to garden, go to Body Flow class, cook and spend time with family

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Mrs. Amanda Hofheins

Phone: 585-591-0400 ext. 1541

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Mrs. Amanda Hofheins

Mrs. Hofheins started her career in Attica in 2000. She earned her Bachelors of Music from Nazareth College and a Masters in Disciplinary Studies from Buffalo State College.

Mrs. Hofheins began her career teaching Instrumental Music grades 6-8. She moved to the High School in 2012 and is currently teaching Instrumental Music grades 9-12, to include Concert Band and Director of the Mighty Marching Blue Devils.

Mrs. Hofheins resides with her husband and two children in Attica. She and her husband are currently leaders of the Genesee County 4-H Beef Club. In her spare time she likes to garden, volunteer at church events, and spends time with her family.

Mrs. Julie Daley

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Mrs. Julie Daley

Phone number: 591-0400 ext. 1542

Email:  jdaley2@atticacsd.org

 

Mrs. Daley is a 1994 graduate of Attica Central.  She earned her Bachelors Degree in Music Education k-12 at Roberts Wesleyan College in 1998 and her Masters Degree in Education at the University of Buffalo. 

She started her career here in 1999 teaching at Sheldon Elementary k-4 general music as well as the 5th grade beginner band in the middle school.  She currently teaches the 5th grade beginner band and 5/6 general music classes in the middle school.  She is also the Co-Advisor to the National Junior Honor Society.  She is active throughout the middle school with her PRIDE time class promoting kindness and encouragement. 

Mrs. Daley resides in Attica with her husband Steve and their three children Carson, Lydia, Samantha and her dog Hank.   In her spare time she performs with the Batavia Concert Band, Genesee Wind Ensemble, and in local school musicals.  She loves to spend time with her family, watching her children in their sports and musical endeavours, as well as taking pictures, and being involved in her church.   

Mrs. Barbara Raymond

Phone: (585) 591-0400 x1543

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Bachelors of Science in Music K-12 Masters of Science in Music K-12

Mrs. Barbara Raymond

Mrs. Barbara Raymond joined Attica Central School in 2004.  Mrs. Raymond earned her Bachelors of Music at Roberts Wesleyan College in 2000 and received her Masters in Music Education at SUNY Fredonia in 2007.  

In her spare time, she plays bass guitar, sings, and plays piano for various churches.  She enjoys camping, fishing, and event planning.  She is married to an art teacher who is also a hot air balloon pilot in Pike, NY. They have three children:  Evelyn, Duncan, and Griffin.

She teaches High School Chorus, History of Rock, ACE Basic Musicanship, Film scoring/Music Technology, and General Music 8

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Mrs. Jill Farrell

Phone: 585-591-0400 ext. 1544, 2111

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Mrs. Jill Farrell

Mrs. Farrell, an Alden graduate, started her career in Attica in 2017. She earned a Bachelor's in Music Education K-12 from Buffalo State College and a Masters in Music Education K-12 from Kent State University. Mrs. Farrell currently teaches general music 2nd-4th grade, 3rd grade recorder and 5th-8th grade choruses. She is also the director of The Crescendos, which is Attica Middle School’s Show Choir.

She resides with her husband and yellow lab on her family farm in Alden. She is the Theater Director, Vocal Director and Musical Co-Director for the Alden High School Musical and Play productions. In her spare time she likes to go camping, snowmobiling, hunting and spend time with her family.

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Ms. Stephanie Michalek

Phone: 585-591-0400 ext. 1433

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Ms. Stephanie Michalek

Ms. Michalek graduated from Nazareth College in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education k-12, specializing in instrumental music. She then received her Master's from Nazareth College in Inclusive Childhood Education. Ms. Michalek is pleased to be teaching in this district, since she is an Alumni.

In her spare time Ms. Michalek enjoys Zumba, cooking, traveling, shopping, and my dogs.

Ms. Michalek currently teaches 6th grade lessons and band, 7/8 grade lessons and band. I am a strong believer that parents and teachers should have a good working relationship to ensure the success of a child and this program. Please do not hesitate to contact me, so that this year can be a success. 

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