Highview Middle School Bands

About the Directors

Mr. Erickson is in his 8th year teaching band at Highview.

He teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th grade rehearsals, as well as Jazz Band. He also teaches 5th grade band at Bel Air Elementary in the mornings.

He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2009 with a degree in Music Education. He also has a masters degree in Wind Band Conducting from Sam Houston State University.

Email is the best way to contact me since I am going between two schools.

My email address is: phill.erickson@moundsviewschools.org

Mrs. Kolbeck is in her first year teaching at Highview. She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a bachelors degree in Music Education in 2018, and she recently moved to Minneapolis with her husband, Thorn, and their corgi, Rosie. In addition to teaching at Highview, she also provides private lessons on a variety of instruments, including percussion, clarinet, flute, and saxophone at Schmitt Music in Edina.

Mrs. Kolbeck will be teaching 6th, 7th, and 8th grade lessons. She also directs the Percussion Ensemble, 6th Grade Jazz Band, and the Pit Band.

The best way to contact me is via email. My email address is: brittany.kolbeck@moundsviewschools.org