About Mrs. Welch

Mrs. Welch has taught elementary band and orchestra in the Dakota Ridge Area since 2013. She grew up in Jeffco and has been teaching in the district since 2010. She graduated from the IB program at Lakewood High School, where she discovered her passion for teaching music as the drum major. She received her Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Colorado State University and graduated with honors. Mrs. Welch has worked with several elementary, middle, and high school bands and orchestras in the district as a musical director, marching band assistant, and private lesson teacher.  She currently lives in northwest Denver with her husband and two dogs.

Favorite color: Purple or blue
Favorite food: Sushi or steak, but I'll eat anything
Starbucks drink: Caramel macchiato or pumpkin spice latte
Other hobbies: Skiing, bike riding, motorcycling/dirt biking, hiking, dancing