Lakeisha Heeringa:
Music has always been a part of Lakeisha’s life. She has been playing violin since age 6 as well as piano. Homeschooled until college, Lakeisha received her piano teaching certificate from Maranatha Baptist University and is also a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music through the Music Teachers National Association. She has studied piano under Mrs. Maxine Trotz, Ms. Maria DeGroot, Mrs. Ruth Brown and Dr. Stanislava Varshavski and violin under Ms. Kim Henning, Ms. Elizabeth Pabon and Mr. Lewis Rosove. In addition to teaching a private music studio, Lakeisha has performed regularly in area churches, nursing homes and other events including the Wisconsin 2011 Senate Inauguration. Lakeisha has been a member of the Beaver Dam Area Orchestra since 2007, performed in the Maranatha Symphony Orchestra, has performed solos with the BDAO and has been concert master with the BDAO since 2017. Lakeisha is also a full time church musician at two local churches and teaches Middle School Music and Choir and Randolph Christian School. In her nonexistent spare time, Lakeisha reads, writes, and enjoys hunting, fishing, and hiking.