Mrs. VanCorbach

Music and Leadership

  Mrs. VanCorbach has several jobs in her position as the music teacher. In the elementary, she teaches K- 5th grade music. At the middle and school level, she teaches general music and middle school band. In the high school, she teaches choir, and high school band. Outside of her classroom, she is the advisor for the drama department. Mrs. VanCorbach is currently in her 15th year of teaching in Adrian.

Mrs. VanCorbach was born in Tacoma, Washington. When she was in the 10th grade, her family moved to Yakima, WA and she attended and graduated from West Valley High School. Mrs. VanCorbach's family consisted of herself, her brother, Richard, and her parents, Richard and Wanda. All of the family members currently live in Yakima. Her dad is a retired Nazarene pastor and photographer. Her mom is a best-selling Christian author who writes stories about the Amish people.                             

Mrs. VanCorbach married her husband, Bil, in 1988. Bil was in the U.S. Air Force and stationed in Germany. They had their first child, Jinell in 1990 while in Germany. Back in the states two and a half years later, while stationed in North Dakota, Bil and Lorine had their set of twins, Daun and Rebekah in 1993.
                                                    Mrs. VanCorbach with her mom >>


The VanCorbach Family
In 1996, the VanCorbach family moved to Nampa, Idaho, where Mrs. VanCorbach began attending Northwest Nazarene University. She graduated from NNU in 2001 with a Bachelor's degree in Music Education. After graduating, Mrs. VanCorbach was hired as the 4th-12th grade music teacher here in Adrian. She has been teaching in Adrian ever since. In 2003, Mrs. Vancorbach earned her masters in Education of the Exceptional Child.
In 2014, Mrs. Vancorbach earned a second masters degree in Music Education from Kent State University.

Mrs. VanCorbach with her husband >>

The VanCorbach Girls

Mrs. VanCorbach has many hobbies including scrapbooking, gardening, reading, and walking. She is actively involved in church on the Worship Team. Mrs. VanCorbach enjoys playing the piano and singing, especially with her daughters. Her favorite hobby these days is spending time with her grand kids, Zeke and Jocelynn.

Mrs. VanCorbach has a few favorite quotes:

"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again."

"Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you are always right."

"Never quit."

"You must do what needs to be done, when it needs to be done, whether you want to do it or not."


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