About Teacher

Phone: (210) 356-6234

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

The University of Texas at San Antonio Bachelors of Music Education | 2015 - 2020 Music (EC-12) Certified, TX

Ms. Julissa Figueroa

Julissa Figueroa is from Carrollton, Texas, and graduated from R.L Turner High School in CFBISD. Desiring to teach music, she moved to San Antonio in 2015 and attended The University of Texas at San Antonio. Ms. Figueroa graduated in May of 2020 with her Bachelor's Degree in Music Education with an emphasis in vocal music. She completed her senior year by student teaching at J. Marshall High School and Kuentz Elementary in Northside ISD.

During her time as an undergraduate, Ms. Figueroa was a member of the Honors College Program and was very involved in the music community. She studied voice as a mezzo-soprano under the instruction of both Linda Poetschke, and Dr. Susan Olson as well as participated as a member of both the UTSA Chamber Singers and Concert Choir. Ms. Figueroa traveled with these ensembles on various tours to cities such as San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Brownsville, and McAllen. From 2017-2019, she served as the undergraduate intern for the Children's Chorus of San Antonio and received the opportunity to conduct choral groups at the Tobin Center for Performing Arts. In the summertime, she served as a camp counselor for the UTSA All-State Choir Camp. Ms. Figueroa is very excited to begin her career in North East ISD as the choir director of J. Wood Middle School! 

Announcements

  • Greenback Night:
    Meet The Teacher 
    Tuesday, September 14th 
    6:00-8:00 PM


    Wood Middle School Presents: 
    Disney's MOANA, Jr. 
    November 8th, 9th, and 12th 
    6:00 PM 
    Click on the links below for Musical Information & Forms:
    Musical Audition Contract
    Moana Rehearsal Calendar

Class Schedule

  • 1st Period: Beginner Treble Choir
    2nd Period: Musical Theatre
    3rd Period: Beginner Tenor-Bass Choir
    4th Period: Intermediate Treble Choir
    5th Period: Planning/Conference
    6th Period: Advanced Treble Choir
    7th Period: Tenor-Bass Choir
    8th Period: Musical Theatre

    Tutoring: Monday - 8:00 AM & Friday - 8:00 AM

    Wood MS 2021-2022 Bell Schedule(s)