Amy Bennett - Orchestra

Amy Bennett

8th 2015-16

7th Grade Orchestra

8th Grade Orchestra

Room: 231

amy.bennett@gilbertschools.net


Welcome! 

The Highland Junior High School orchestra program has grown to include over 250 seventh and eighth grade students since the opening of the school in 1998.  The 8th Grade Orchestra has received consistent Superior ratings at festival and has been a featured performing group at the Arizona Music Educators Association (AMEA) State Conference in 2000, 2003, 2007, and 2016.

About Me

Mrs. Bennett has been the orchestra teacher at Highland Junior High School since the school opened in 1998.  Along with teaching at HJHS, she also teaches at Highland High School.  Mrs. Bennett is a graduate of Northern Arizona University with degrees in both Music Education and Violin Performance.  She also earned her Masters degree in Music Education from Arizona State University.  In 2009, Mrs. Bennett received the O.M. Hartsell Excellence in Music Teaching Award from the Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA).  She also received the Arizona Outstanding Public School Teacher of the Year Award from the Arizona String Teachers Association (ASTA) in 2015.