Katie Carmer is a talented musician and experienced teacher. Carmer graduated from the University of Notre Dame with degrees in liberal arts and cello performance. She moved to Arizona in 2012 to teach English and history at Mesa Preparatory Academy, where she also founded a string orchestra. Carmer is excited for this opportunity to work with young musicians at SOUNDS Academy. When she isn’t working at Great Hearts Academies, she can be found playing cello with her bluegrass band, Cisco and the Racecars.