Jennifer Birch was born in Maine and has a deep passion for engaging children in the performing arts. Jen is one of the original founding members of the Belgrade Community Theatre Committee in Belgrade, ME, which for years has brought the Missoula Children’s Theatre to the local primary schools.

For the last ten years, Jen has been involved with the Pineland Suzuki Music School in an effort to make learning string instruments accessible and affordable for every child, regardless of their economic background.  Jen’s family, which includes five children are all involved in the performing arts, and her daughter is currently a junior at Snow Pond Arts Academy.

It is a natural transition for Jen to be the new Director of the musically driven Snow Pond After School Program in Central Maine. This program will foster creativity in every child, allowing them to improve their academic success while fostering the many skills needed to be successful in the 21st Century.