Kenyon-Wanamingo music students in junior high and high school have a new face leading the classroom as of the end of February. Jesse Beulke is filling in for choral director Stephanie Schumacher through the end of the school year while she is on maternity leave.
The Leader asked Beulke to share some information about himself and his musical influences in the following question and answer format.
Leader: With a familiar last name, people will want to know if you are related to the Beulke families in Wanamingo?
Beulke: I am. Linda Thoreson and Jim Beulke are my dad’s first cousins and Elroy Beulke is my dad’s uncle.
Leader: Where did you grow up and what were your favorite activities in high school?
Beulke: I grew up in Montgomery and went to…