Phone: 704-260-6310


Degrees and Certifications:

BA Music Education from Catawba College

Mrs. Heather Pichette-Malenke

Hello! My name is Heather Pichette-Malenke and I'm excited to start my 3rd year at Royal Oaks School of the Arts!

I grew up in Manchester, NH before moving to Salisbury, NC to attend Catawba College. While there, I earned my BA in Music Education.

This will be my 19th year of teaching music. 

I have an amazing husband, Andy, and two beautiful girls, Sarah and Emily. We also have three cats, named Kitty, Boo, and Lucky. 

Daily Schedule

  • 8:15-8:45 6th/7th Grade Minors

    8:50-9:35 7th Grade Majors

    9:55-10:40 6th Grade Majors

    10:45-11:35 4th/5th Grade

    11:40-12:30 Kindergarten/1st Grade

    12:30-1:00 Lunch

    1:05-1:55 2nd Grade

    2:05-2:55 3rd Grade


Upcoming Events

  • Welcome Back! 

    It's going to be a great year in music for our Rockets!


    Concert Dates:

    Thursday, November 18: Middle School Showcase (Chorus, Orchestra, and Dance Majors)

    Thursday, December 16: Grades 3-5 (also Handbell club and 4-7 Dance club)

    Thursday, April 7: Grades K-2 

    Thursday, April 28: Middle School Showcase (Chorus, Orchestra, and Dance Majors - also Strings Club)

    Tuesday, May 3: Grades 3-5 Strings Concert


    *All concert dates subject to change based on Cabarrus County directive.