An Accessible & Effective Rehearsal Resource for Choral Educators
Herbert Washington, Founder, is the Harvey K. Smith Artistic Director, of the Grammy Award-Winning Phoenix Boys Choir. He is a frequent clinician and currently serves as the Repertoire and Resource Chair for Boychoirs for the Arizona American Choral Directors Association (AzACDA).
Christina Swanson, Co-Founder, is the choir director at Millennium High School in Goodyear, Arizona. She conducts five choirs, class guitar, and will teach the first class piano in the AFUHSD district in the Fall of 2020. The choirs at MHS have performed at festivals around the state and region.
Having grown up in Moscow, Russia, Anna Volodarskaya studied piano at a music academy since a very early age. After relocation to the United States, she received her undergraduate degree in Education and her graduate degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In Madison, she conducted several university ensembles as well as directed and arranged music for an award-winning acapella group. For the past five years, she has been living in Arizona, working as a choral and general music teacher for grades K-12. She was also the director for Junior Choir with the Chandler Children’s Choir. In her free time, she enjoys salsa dancing and traveling with her husband, Teddy.
Amy Lowe is the choir director at Desert Edge High School in Goodyear, Arizona and serves as a governing board member for the Avondale Elementary School District. She has been teaching music since 2001 and holds both a Masters Degree in Music Education and in Educational Leadership.