About Teacher

Phone: (210) 356-6234


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! 


  • Choir Houston Trip 2022:
    Deposit 1 Due Friday, December 8, 2021
    Deposit 2 Due Friday, January 14, 2022
    Deposit 3 Due Friday, February 18, 2022
    Depost 4 Due Friday, March 4, 2022

    7th/8th Grade Choir Members
    Saturday, May 14, 2022


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)