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Katie Fries

Administrative Assistant I
School of Education
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

K-12 music education; show choir; musical theater; marching band

Brief biography

Katie taught in the School District of La Crosse for six years before coming to UW-L. Her main duties included teaching choir, general music, show choir, and directing drama productions at the middle and high school levels. Her UW-L roots run deep, starting with her parents meeting during marching band camp in the 80s. Katie continues to play trumpet with the UW-L Alumni Marching Band and in pit orchestras for area musicals. Outside of campus, Katie music directs and performs in area community theatre productions.


Bachelor's of Music Education (Drake University 2015)

Disney College Program (Spring 2016)- ESPN Merchandise

Masters of Education- Professional Development (UW-L 2019)


Teaching history

Vocal Music Teacher, Lincoln Middle School (2016-2022)