Jessica Risinger is an educator and performing artist who desires to share her love of music with students and their families. Music has a tremendous potential to bring people together and she believes that music learning not only positively impacts child development, but also brings families together through shared musical experiences. She is the owner and teacher at Legacy Musical Arts which serves the communities of southeastern Indiana and northern Kentucky and welcomes students of all ages.
Since graduating from Bethel College with a BA in Harp and Piano Performance in 2013 and earning an MA in Music Education at the University of Florida in 2018, Risinger has worked in the fields of music education and performance. She has taught private lessons for over 15 years, taught K-5th grade general music for 5 years, and has served in various children's and church music ministries for over 15 years.
In 2020, Risinger left public education to open Legacy Musical Arts and received her certification to teach Musikgarten classes. She regularly engages in professional development opportunities and is a member of AHS (American Harp Society) and MTNA (Music Teachers National Association).