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Northwest Missouri State University

Vanessa Parsons

Vanessa Parsons



Brown Hall


660.562.1992 (fax)

Music Education


  • B.A. Music Performance; Northwest Missouri State University
  • Alternative Certification in Music Education; Northwest Missouri State University

Grade Levels Previously Taught

  • Preschool - Ninth Grade

Areas of Special Interest

  • Music History
  • Musical Theater Education
  • Multicultural music and instruments
  • Cross-Curricular/Integration Projects

Favorite Thing About Teaching

Sharing music with children is a very joyous experience. Introducing kids to far off places and times is my favorite part of the day. Watching a child’s face as they experience the sights and sounds and emotions of music, makes my job really fun!

Hobbies/Free-time Activities

  • Spending time with my husband and children
  • Crafting
  • Spending time with my friends

Favorite Children’s Book

I love anything by Shel Silverstine and Dr. Seuss.