Music Director: Jessica Kortenhaus
Jessica holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Music in Music Education, concentrating on keyboard/choral from The College of New Jersey. Jessica has over 15 years of music ministry experience and feels blessed to be ministering here at her home parish. She has been married to her husband, Bob, for 9 years and together they have 3 young children.
Prior to having children, Jessica was the elementary music teacher at Point Road School in Little Silver, NJ. While in Little Silver, Jessica taught general music, introductory 3rd grade strings, 4th grade band, and directed about 100 students in the 3rd and 4th grade chorus. In 2008, Jessica was named “Outstanding Arts Educator of the Year” by the Monmouth County Arts Council. Teaching children is a real passion of Jessica’s and she loves being able to not only teach children through the Children’s Choir, but also share her love of Jesus!
Currently Jessica is a member of American Guild of Organists Monmouth County Chapter and on the Board of NPM (National Association of Pastoral Musicians) for the Diocese of Trenton. Jessica is the director of our Children’s Choir, Adult Choir, Christmas/Easter Choir, Instrumentalists, and Cantors.