Orchestra Director

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

JJ Wallace

Mr. Wallace has been teaching at Olathe West since the school opened in the fall of 2017. Prior to joining the Olathe team, he taught for 18 years in the Shawnee Mission and Gardner Edgerton school districts.  A native of St. Louis, he enjoys performing music, riding motorcycles, traveling, and Cardinals baseball. Go Owls!

Assistant Orchestra Director

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Kimberly Michaelis

Ms. Michaelis joined the Olathe West orchestras in the fall of 2019 after 17 years in the Gardner Edgerton and Shawnee Mission school districts.  She also teaches at Clearwater Creek, Forest View, and Rolling Ridge Elementaries.  She shares her home with seven instruments including a piano, keyboard, two violins, guitar, ukulele, and harmonica.