Joyful Noise Homeschool Music Program - Rome

Joyful Noise Homeschool Music Program - Rome

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Jason Kise - Jason began his musical journey around the age of 6 when he started to teach himself to play the piano, sing harmony, and tap drum rhythms to pop/rock songs. He continued to learn and develop his talent and skill in music through private piano, clarinet, and vocal instruction, as well as participating in multiple choral and instrumental ensembles. Jason is a graduate of Berry College with a Bachelor of Music Education degree. While in college, Jason participated in the Concert Choir, Concert Band, and Berry Singers. During his last semester, he was the student teacher for the Coosa High School Choruses. For the last 20 years since graduation, Jason has enjoyed teaching private piano lessons to students of all ages and ability levels. He has also taught several clarinet students over the years. He has served as the pianist and worship leader for Fair Oaks Community Church (2000-2005), and Bible Truth Fellowship Church (2005-2009). Jason was a choir and orchestra member at Fellowship Baptist Church (2009-2015), where he also served as substitute pianist and choral director. Since 2015, he has served as the organist/keyboardist at Calhoun First Baptist Church. Jason also plays piano for the Youth Choir, and has periodic opportunities to provide piano accompaniment for the Adult Choir as well as direct the Youth and Adult Choirs. He has also served as a piano accompanist for the Montessori School, Unity Christian School, and Joyful Noise choruses. Jason finds great joy in accompanying, singing in, and directing choral ensembles. He resides in Rome with his wife and their 6 boys.


Elisabeth Peulausk - Having begun violin lessons on her eighth birthday, Elisabeth has been playing the instrument for nearly two decades and began teaching privately when she was sixteen. Her experience includes many performance opportunities in Rome and elsewhere in ad hoc community instrumental groups, as well as playing for churches, weddings, and other special occasions since the age of twelve. After being home schooled through high school, Elisabeth attended Olivet Nazarene University near Chicago where she was concert master of the university orchestra and also played first violin in the university's string quartet. Her last semester of college was spent at Oxford University before returning to the US in 2011 to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in violin. During her years of teaching experience, she has had the privilege of working with students in her private studio, teaching for local music stores, working for Darlington School as both a private teacher and orchestra instructor for the middle school and high school orchestras, and, most recently, has added teaching homeschoolers at Joyful Noise Homeschool Music Program - Rome, to her teaching resume.


Lisa Reams - Lisa has been a music educator since 2004. She is currently director of the Joyful Noise Homeschool Band in Rome, Georgia.

She holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Florida State University and a Master of Music Performance from the University of Illinois. Mrs. Reams has many years of experience teaching band at various age levels. She taught at Urbana Middle School where she conducted bands ranging from 5th-8th grade. She went on to teach band at South Effingham High School where her ensemble received superior ratings at the LGPE festival. In 2009, when her daughter was born, she left the full-time ranks and taught beginning band part-time in the Savannah-Chatham county school district She also taught music appreciation courses to college students at Armstrong Atlantic University.

In addition to teaching band—and homeschooling her two children—she continues to perform as a clarinetist. She has played professionally with many ensembles including the Savannah Philharmonic, The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, and The Ohio Light Opera Orchestra. Her more recent performances include “The Nutcracker” (Rome, GA), “Into the Woods” (SCAD, Savannah, GA), and “Frozen” (Rome, Ga). She considers it a joy and a privilege to share her love of music and enthusiasm for performing with her band students each week.sa Reams has been a music educator since 2004. She is currently director of bands for the North Georgia Homeschool Band in Canton, Georgia, and the Joyful Noise Homeschool Band in Rome, Georgia.

She holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Florida State University and a Master of Music Performance from the University of Illinois. Mrs. Reams has many years of experience teaching band at various age levels. She taught at Urbana Middle School where she conducted bands ranging from 5th-8th grade. She went on to teach band at South Effingham High School where her ensemble received superior ratings at the LGPE festival. In 2009, when her daughter was born, she left the full-time ranks and taught beginning band part-time in the Savannah-Chatham county school district She also taught music appreciation courses to college students at Armstrong Atlantic University.

In addition to teaching band—and homeschooling her two children—she continues to perform as a clarinetist. She has played professionally with many ensembles including the Savannah Philharmonic, The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, and The Ohio Light Opera Orchestra. Her more recent performances include “The Nutcracker” (Rome, GA), “Into the Woods” (SCAD, Savannah, GA), and “Frozen” (Rome, Ga). She considers it a joy and a privilege to share her love of music and enthusiasm for performing with her band students each week.