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Saipan Community School has new concert band music teacher

(Press Release) — Saipan Community School is pleased to announce the hire of our new concert band and elementary music teacher, Ms. Anne McCaslin. Music is a very important part of the full education our students at SCS receive due to the proven academic, social, and personal benefits that music education provides.

Anne McCaslin
Anne McCaslin was born in San Jose, California and raised in Spokane, Washington. Anne has an extensive background in both instrumental and choral music, having had ensembles showcased at such venues as Downtown Disney in Disney World, and various venues in Seoul, Sokcho, and Gyeongju, South Korea. She attended college at Washington State University, with a bachelors of music in music education and a bachelors of science in psychology.

While teaching at SCS, Anne will be responsible for directing the SCS concert band for the beginning, intermediate, and advanced band classes, in addition she will be teaching elementary music for kindergarten through 5th grade teaching, ukulele to grades 3rd to 5th.

“I am so excited to be working at Saipan Community School. I look forward to continuing and expanding upon the tradition of excellence SCS is known for, as well as learning from my students as I teach them,” Anne said.

Thus far in Saipan, Anne has enjoyed the Mochitsuki Festival pounding mochi, paddle boarding, hiking through the jungle, and playing ultimate frisbee. Anne also enjoys the island’s beautiful beaches and beautiful, welcoming people.

In future endeavors Anne hopes to continue teaching music, while continuing her studies in psychology.