Kentwood Band and Orchestra Boosters

The Kentwood Band and Orchestra Boosters (KBOB) is an organized group of parents who provide support for the instrumental music students in the Kentwood Public Schools.  These parents meeting bimonthly to discuss fundraising activities, upcoming instrumental music events, and other matters relating to the success of the our music programs.

"KBOB" provides parent support for Kentwood Middle and High School instrumental music programs.  There are over 1,000 students registered in the instrumental music programs offered.



The boosters is made up of an executive board that consists of 4 officers and 8 representatives, 2 from each middle school and the high school.


  • Vice President - Laura Gouin
  • Secretary - Susan Pyatt


  • High School Band - Barb Essenburg - email:
  • High School Orchestra - Crystal Bouwens
  • Crestwood Band - Corey Gouin
  • Crestwood Orchestra - Shaya Newquist
  • Pinewood Band - Open
  • Pinewood Orchestra - Open
  • Valleywood Band - Open 
  • Valleywood Orchestra - Shaya Newquist
  • Immediate Past President - Cheryl Meyer - email: