Jessica Kolody (J*Ko) is the Director of Vocal Music at Highland Regional High School in Blackwood, NJ. Since starting at Highland in 2011, she quickly grew the vocal music department and developed an active co-curricular a cappella program which participates in the International Competition for High School A Cappella. She spent seven years working as an assistant marching band director in the district and continues to be the vocal music director for Highland’s spring musical.
Jessica earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Cedarville University in 2011 and has continued her academic studies with graduate music courses at The University of the Arts. She also teaches private flute and voice lessons, volunteers with her church youth ministry, occasionally performs as a freelance musician. soli*DEO*gloria
Coolest Experiences to Date: Exploring Italy, Conducting the 2020 All-South Jersey Jr. High Honors Choir, and Touring with the RockNRoll Chorus!
Guilty Pleasure: Hallmark Movies & Ice Cream