Mrs. Heidi Thurmond

Lower School Music Teacher
Mrs. Heidi Thurmond holds a Master’s Degree in Music Education, specializing in Music Therapy, from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor’s in Flute Performance from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is certified in Orff-Schulwerk and trained in Kodaly, philosophies of music education which together, bring a unique approach to successful music learning for young children. Prior to teaching at Veritas, she taught music in preschool for 10 years. Mrs. Thurmond is a semi-professional flutist and enjoys teaching private flute lessons and working as a freelance musician throughout the Richmond area. She can be heard performing regularly with Commonwealth Winds and the Richmond Pops Band. She is also an active leader in her church choir where she sings soprano and works in the music library. The Thurmond family has been involved with Veritas since 2006, with their youngest son graduating in 2021. Mrs. Thurmond enjoys listening to audio books, crochet, puzzles, and Lego building.