JESS EDELBROCK directs the Bumblebee and Mariposa Singers, along with TGC's Vocal Jazz/Acapella Group. She oversees all programming in partnership with Dr. Molina as Director of Operations.
Jess earned a B.M. in Choral Education from Northern Arizona University in 2013 and an MM in Choral Conducting from Michigan State University in 2018. She has experience teaching students in grades K-12 and believes that all students deserve access to the many benefits of singing together.
Jess directed the choir program at Central High School in Phoenix for one year before moving back to Tucson, then spent two years as the music teacher at Mesa Verde Elementary and another two at the Tucson Hebrew Academy. Jess has found her passions in teaching children and young teens, as well as serving future and current music educators. In Spring 2023, she was appointed Adjunct Professor of Music Education at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music. She serves on the board for the Arizona Choral Directors Association and has presented several sessions at state conferences. She enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband, two adorable children, two dogs, and lots of plants.