The Austin Children’s Choir Internship Program provides opportunities for Music Education students at Texas State University to work with children in a choral setting prior to their Student Teaching Internship at the conclusion of their degree. This will help prepare the interns for a career in music and give the choir a chance to work with a variety of conductors.
Katie Anderson is from League City, Texas and now attends Texas State University as an Undergraduate Music Studies Major. At the age of twelve, Katie was inspired by her intermediate school choral director to be a music educator. At the collegiate level she is an active member of the professional music fraternity, Mu Phi Epsilon, as well as the Treasurer’s Assistant to the organization. She is also an active member and Treasurer of her college’s chapter of American Choral Director’s Association. Katie is honored to be a part of the 2016-2017 Austin Children’s Choir staff, and is excited to teach, learn, and grow as a future music educator and work with amazing children who share her passion for music.
Christina Arellano is a Junior attending Texas State University, located in San Marcos, Texas. She is currently pursuing a degree in Music Studies with a Vocal Emphasis. Her calling in life is to help young children reach their full potential in their musicianship and she is very excited to begin her first year with the Austin Children’s Choir.
Laura is in the third year of her music education degree at Texas State University. She enjoys Netflix, hanging out with friends, crafting, and cats. When she is not doing any of those things, she is at school working to become a better musician and teacher. She is so excited to work with the Austin Children’s Choir this year!
Rachel Reed is a sophomore studying Music Education with Dr. Soon Cho at Texas State University. Originally from Rowlett, TX, she was inspired by her high school director to enlighten students with the knowledge of what music can do for each individual. She is excited to begin her first year with the Austin Children’s Choir and begin sharing music with all of the wonderful kids.