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Nick Caldwell

Nick Caldwell is a music teacher here at Ida B. Wells High School. He teaches Jazz, Concert, Symphonic Band, AP Music Theory, Guitar, and Sound Engineering. He got his bachelor’s, master’s, and teaching certification at Portland State University. He has been teaching for 10 years at IBW, and 16 years in total, all of which have been at PPS. Most of the music played by the school bands is rock music. In his free time, he likes golfing, reading fiction novels, and especially traveling and seeing live music. His favorite genres of music are metal, specifically underground heavy metal, death metal, folk metal, and his favorite band of all time is Iron Maiden.  

Written by Harper Wicker-Lenseigne, Intro to Journalism, Fall 2021