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Candace Cohowcz


Band & Orchestra

About Me:

Ms. Candace Cohowcz holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education and Instrumental Performance from the Bower School of Music at Florida Gulf Coast University. Her accolades and professional experiences include playing at the Summer Music Festival in Hungary 2018, being an active Clarinetist with the Gulf Coast Symphony, and performing as a freelance musician and private lessons instructor. In addition, Ms. Cohowcz has also worked as a High School Marching Band Woodwind Technician, as the All County Adjudicator for middle and high school bands, a Summer Camp Woodwind Instructor, and as the Lee County All County Orchestra Coordinator. Ms. Cohowcz has been teaching band and orchestra for the past seven years and was elected the Lee County Music Teacher of the Year Award 2016-2017. Under Ms. Cohowcz's instruction, many Oak Hammock students have gone from a beginning instrument user to receiving excellent and superior ratings in county- and state-wide events.

Class Schedule

Times  Period Google 
Period  Google 
 9:50- 1   2  
  3   4  
   5    6  
LUNCH lunch
   7 Planning  8 Planning 
   9   10  
   11   12  

Note to parents about Google Classroom:
If you would like to receive email summaries of your child's assignments that are posted in their Google Classroom, which includes information about missing and upcoming work and class activities, please go to the "Contact Me" link and enter your CHILD's name, your email address, the class period your child is in, and a message stating "Please add me as the guardian to Google Classroom".   You will receive an email inviting you to become a guardian.  Simply click "Accept" and you will be all set.

Navigating the Teacher Webpage

  1. Calendar: Contains all assignment due dates.
  2. Useful Links:  Contains links used in Google Classrooms and Focus Portal.
  3. Contact Me: Allows you to email the teacher directly.