- Instrumental Music
- Group: Faculty
Mrs. Patricia Menninga is the director of Illiana’s Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band. She also teaches the music portion of RPOC, Reformed Perspective on Culture. In addition to these classroom studies, Mrs. Menninga directs the Jazz Band, Pep Band, various small ensembles and is a musical director for the annual Illiana Christian Musical.
Mrs. Menninga has her undergraduate degree in Music from Calvin College and her Master’s Degree in Music Education from VanderCook College in Chicago. She has been teaching/directing for 40 years, having taught at Highland Public Jr. High, Lansing Christian, Highland Christian. She has been teaching at Illiana since 2000 and is now teaching bands at Crown Point Christian School.
Pat has been married to her husband, Craig, for over 40 years. Their three children, Adam, Lauren, and Aaron are all graduates of Illiana. Pat and Craig live in Lowell, IN and are members of New Life CRC in Highland.