Mrs. Hench teaches music to students in transitional kindergarten through eighth grade at St. Joseph School. She loves to see students of all ages develop their musical skills and experience joy through music making.
Mrs. Hench holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance and pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma. She has presented at several national and state music teacher conferences, including Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), California Association of Professional Music Teachers (CAPMT), and Music Teachers’ Association of California (MTAC). Mrs. Hench is also active as an educational composer, and her collection of early elementary level piano pieces was published in 2019. She is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM).
Mrs. Hench lives in Redding with her husband and two children, who are students at St. Joseph School.