Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts (Music Education) degree from Illinois College K-12 Music, Instrumental, and Vocal Teaching Certification

Mrs. Kaufmann (Rak)

Hello all! 

 My name is Amber Kaufmann (maiden name Rak) and I am originally from Shorewood, IL!I went to Illinois College in Jacksonville, IL and received a Bachelor of Arts (Music Education) Degree December of 2018.

I started my first teaching job in a small rural town in Illinois and was there for 2.5 years as the K-12 General Music, Band, and Choir teacher before coming here to CVPA! I have been the Vocal teacher at CVPA for 2 years, almost 3! I also teach beginning piano, intermediate/advanced piano, and Music Theory.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about anything - please free free to email me at any time at

Let's make 2023-2024 the best year yet!