Phone: (504) 301-2600
Degrees and Certifications:
BAMM BME MEd
Mr. Kenny Kerth
Kenny Kerth has been teaching in the St. Bernard Parish schools since August of 1988. He started in a Special Education classroom before becoming the band director for Chalmette Middle School. From there Mr. Kerth moved to Chalmette High School as the band director and is now teaching the Talented Music Program. During his tenure he has also served as an assistant softball coach and is the producer of the school’s yearly Christmas extravaganza.
Mr. Kerth holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music Business and Music Education from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master’s degree in Education Administration from the University of New Orleans. Mr. Kerth has been a voting member for the Grammy Awards of The Recording Academy since 2008.
As a professional trumpet player Kerth has won multiple Best of the Beat Awards as a member of the Bucktown All-Stars and has been seen on the Disney Channel performing with the Imagination Movers. He also enjoys playing ceremonial trumpet for formal events around the city.