About Ms. Crumpton

Ms. Lara Crumpton

Phone: 828-754-3796 Ext. 229


Degrees and Certifications:

Lenoir Rhyne University, BA Oboe Performance Lenoir Rhyne University, MA Teaching

Ms. Lara Crumpton

Ms. Crumpton is a native of Mebane, NC but moved to Hickory to attend Lenoir-Rhyne University and continues to live in Hickory. She graduated from LRU with a Bachelor of Arts in Oboe Performance, and a Master of Arts in Teaching. She is a member of the Lenoir-Rhyne Wind Symphony and the Eclectic Winds Quartet, and also frequently performs as a soloist. She is very excited to be at Happy Valley!

 If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesistate to reach out and contact Ms. Crumpton! LCrumpton@CaldwellSchools.com

The HVS 7th & 8th grade band will be traveling to Lenoir-Rhyne University on Thursday, March 21st to attend the Northwest District MPA (music performance adjudication). PLEASE NOTE that our performance time has changed and is now 9:10am in the P.E Monroe Auditorium. Parents are welcome and ecouraged to attend! After the performance, the band will be traveling to Bo's to celebrate the concert. Permission slips and ticket money need to be turned in to Ms. Crumpton no later than Monday, March 18th!

The date for Carowinds is Saturday, May 4th! Money and permission slips are due to Ms. Crumpton by monday, April 15th! Students who wish to attend this field trip and performance need to make sure they have purchased an HVS band shirt! We also need chaperones for this field trip- please contact Ms. Crumpton if you are interested in being a chaperone! 

The Spring Band and Chorus Concert will be Tuesday, May 21st at 6pm! Students must wear concert attire- all black- and be seated in the gym with music and instruments at 5:30 pm. Please note: Students are not allowed to stay on campus after school they day of the concert. Students must be picked up or ride the bus from school and return to HVS for the concert by 5:30 pm

There are extra tee shirts available for purchase from Ms. Crumpton- they are $8 each! Click here to see the image of the 2018-2019 Shirt: Shirt Design