Kierstin Gillespie

  • Program: Danbury Public Schools Band
  • School: Morris Street School
  • Location: Danbury, Connecticut
  • Instrument: Clarinet

Kierstin Gillespie is in the band program at Morris Street School in Danbury, Connecticut. She is in fourth grade and plays the clarinet.

Tell us a little bit about yourself. Who nominated you? How long have you been playing your instrument?

My name is Kierstin. Mrs. Spennato nominated me and I have been playing for about four months.

What has music and/or your program taught you?

Music has taught me how to express my personality and to show the real me.

What is your favorite piece of music to play?

My favorite piece of music to play is Quarterly Report.

What do you like to do for fun? Do you have any hobbies?

My hobbies are dancing and singing. They always cheer me up if I’m upset.

What is your favorite subject(s) in school? Why?

My favorite subject in school is reading because it always has so many different topics that you can learn about.

What are your plans for the future?

My plans for the future are to graduate college and become an astronomer.