Phone: 816-858-2036, ext 2649
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Education-Instrumental Music Education, Missouri State University Master of Music Education (in progress)-University of Missouri-Kansas City
Mr. Chris Kauffmann is currently entering his first year teaching in the Platte County School District. Mr. Kauffmann will be serving as the Lead Middle School Director, along with assisting with the High School Marching Bands and conducting the Concert Band. Mr. Kauffmann previously served as Director of Bands at North Platte for seven years. While at North Platte, the band received numerous awards and accolades, and consisted of over half the student population for grades 5-12. Mr. Kauffmann began his teaching career in the Willard School District, where he taught for two years.
Mr. Kauffmann holds a Bachelor of Instrumental Music Education with honors from Missouri State University. While at Missouri State, he was active in all areas of the Pride Bands, including the Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and multiple Jazz Bands. Mr. Kauffmann is currently pursuing a Masters of Music Education degree from University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Mr. Kauffmann feels very fortunate to be teaching in the Platte County School District and to be surrounded by outstanding mentors, colleagues, and students . He and his wife Allison reside in Kansas City.