Creating. Inspiring. Harmony.
Founded in 2021 during the global Covid-19 pandemic, we recognize the need for and power of beautiful choral music to foster & promote Generosity, Beauty, Cultural knowledge & Community.
Our mission, "To inspire & enrich lives through the singing of
beautiful music with joyful excellence," informs our progress as together we seek to create inspiring harmony.
Kara is a dynamic music educator with a BS in Church Music from Toccoa Falls College in Georgia and a Masters in Community Music from the University of York in the United Kingdom. Kara has extensive experience teaching music and choral arts to children, including a recent three year stint in Turkey teaching music at an International Baccalaureate elementary school. Currently teaching here in VT, Kara has a passion for bringing beautiful music to life in young people.
Karen, a graduate of the Crane School of Music, is a music teacher, church musician, and was an integral leader and long time accompanist with the acclaimed Essex Children's Choir. Having completed graduate work in the music education philosophies of the Kodály and Orff-Schulwerk methods, Karen incorporates musical games, listening exercises, and movement into her lessons. Children's voices, she believes, are one of the most beautiful sounds in the world.
Christa feels honored to be working with such inspiring, professional and accomplished artists to establish a vibrant youth chorus here in the greater Burlington area. A wife and mother of five children, she is a graduate of Dartmouth College with degrees in History and Studio Art, and believes it is a perfect time to gather young people and work toward the goal of building something beautiful together.
Board of Directors
Martha Thiei Machar