SFCC Music Department Instructors
Kevin Holbert has enjoyed a successful career teaching both vocal and instrumental music for the last 35 years. He holds a B.M.E. and a M.S.E. from University of Central Missouri. Holbert has twice received the Teacher of the Year award from his former school district, was selected the 1999 Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year for the Sedalia area, and was West-Central District Choir Director of the Year in 2003. He is currently teaching applied voice and directs the Soundsation Express. Holbert lives on his "country estate" outside of Green Ridge with his wife, Katie.
Dr. Mike Grove has taught music theory and aural training at SFCC since 2004. He is a former music instructor at Windsor Public Schools.
Gwen Kappelmann is the accompanist for The Chorale and for the majority of the private lesson students for recitals and juries. She is a former Sedalia School District instrumental and vocal music teacher and is the conductor of the Sedalia Symphony.