Kaity Cassio Igari is pursuing an MA in Music Education plus Certification at the University of Washington. Before beginning graduate studies, she taught elementary music, homeroom subjects, and private piano in Tacoma, WA. Kaity’s passion is for all students to experience joy, reflection, and community through music, while building skills for lifelong creativity and critical thinking. Her interests include World Music Pedagogy, Culturally Responsive Teaching, and professional development for in-service music teachers.
Kaity received a B.A. in Music from the University of Puget Sound in 2010, completed her Kodály Levels in Seattle in 2016, holds a certificate in World Music Pedagogy from Smithsonian Folkways, and is an MTNA Nationally Certified Teacher of Music.