Fine Arts

The Quincy Notre Dame Fine Arts Department is a multi-faceted and integral part of the success of Quincy Notre Dame.

Fine Arts instructors include: Rachel Roundtree ’14 and Jill Steinkamp – band and choral director.

Rachel (Loyd) Roundtree is a 2014 graduate of Quincy Notre Dame. She received her Bachelor of Science in Art Education from Culver-Stockton College in May of 2018. Mrs. Roundtree volunteered in the QND art classroom for an entire year prior to her student teaching, which was also done at QND.  These experiences help acclimate her to the atmosphere, expectations and ideals of the school from a teacher’s perspective.  Mrs. Roundtree has participated in and won awards at multiple art shows in the area, including Hannibal Originale, the Raintree Arts Annual Exhibit and Judged Competition, and the Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase in Quincy.

Jill Steinkamp is a native of the Quincy area and graduated from Unity High School in 1994.  She received a Bachelors of Arts and Masters in Music Education from Western Illinois University and a Masters in Elementary Education from Quincy University.  Prior to becoming the director of Bands at Quincy Notre Dame High School, she was a music educator and percussion specialist for the Quincy Public Schools since 2003.  Mrs. Steinkamp is also a director and manager of the Parochial Music Association.  She can be seen playing in the Quincy Park Band, Quincy Concert Band, and Quincy Symphony Orchestra.  She also directs the Youth Choir at St. Francis Church and plays music with their contemporary group.  Jill and her husband Nick have been married 20 years have 6 children:  Allison, Jamie, Paul, Isaac, Nathan, and Carter.

Josh Crowl is a 2021 graduate of Quincy University. After student teaching at Quincy Notre Dame, Josh was offered the position as QND Choir Director and began in January of 2022. Hear more from Josh below.


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