Chesley Talissé is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University with a bachelor’s degree in music education. She currently teaches music at the Richland School of Academic Arts (RSAA) in Mansfield, Ohio. She is the founder of the music department, and writer and teacher of the kindergarten to eighth-grade general music curriculum. She directs the concert band, beginning band, a cappella choir, concert choir, Orff ensembles, and rock ensemble. She’s passionate about her students’ stories and their expression through music.