Elise Helms

Grades Taught:

PreK, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Subjects Taught:

Visual & Performing Arts


Columbia, SC

Elise Helms is a 33 year veteran Elementary Music Educator. 32 of those years were at Irmo Elementary in District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties. This past year was the first year in Richland One at AC Moore Elementary after spending one year trying a new career in Real Estate. That year away from the classroom made it abundantly clear that Music Education is where she wanted to be! Now she is happily back in the music classroom, making music with beautiful children.

Contributed Lessons

Making Music With the Pout, Pout Fish
Making Music With the Pout, Pout Fish


This lesson will be the culminating lesson at the end of a unit on instruments, tone color, and how music can help tell a story. The students would have already learned about the families of the...