Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College
Mr. Travis Michelson
Hello, my name is Travis Michelson and I am your Willmar Middle School Vocal Music Director. This will be my fifth year teaching at the Middle School and my 10th year teaching in Willmar. My wife, Kari, is also a teacher; she teaches 4th Grade at Kennedy Elementary. We have a son, Emmett, who is four years old and a daughter, Edyn, who will be two in November. Now that you know a little about me, I'll look forward to getting to know each of my 561 students this year.
Each choir member will be graded in the following way:
- Practice Skills – participation in class, attention to the director, classroom behavior, posture, have required materials for class (20%)
- Formative Skills – quizzes, solfege singing, vocal tests (30%)
- Summative Skills – concert participation, final tests (50%)
** Students receiving an “F” for ANY term will meet with an administrator to discuss further participation in choir.