Music Admissions Coordinator
Heidi Huckins comes to Puget Sound from Charles Wright Academy where she was the Director of Instrumental Music for over twenty years. During her time at Charles Wright Ms. Huckins directed three concert bands, the string orchestra, rock orchestra, jazz ensemble and coached countless chamber ensembles for students in grades 6-12. A native New Englander, Ms. Huckins received her Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of New Hampshire and her Master of Music in Music Performance from the University of Colorado. She also received a Master of Music in Conducting from the American Band College through Southern Oregon University. Ms. Huckins has worked as a private teacher and clarinet coach for the Tacoma Youth Symphony Association and spent many summers working and performing at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music in New Hampshire. She enjoys performing contemporary and classic repertoire with the Tacoma Concert Band, and is excited to partner with the faculty of the School of Music to introduce prospective students to the exceptional program at Puget Sound.