Evergreen Music school
1842 Iron St
Bellingham, WA 98225
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The Evergreen Children's Choir is a fun and social learning environment for children 3rd grade through 8th grade. Students enrolled in the Evergreen Children's Choir will learn:
The Evergreen Children's Choir is open to children currently in 3rd through 8th grade. You do not need to have any previous experience to join this choir. You can join the choir anytime.
Each 60 minute class is $30 and there is an annual registration and administration fee of $65 per student. (Registration is paid once per school year, per student)
No risk first class: If you are not satisfied after your first class please let us know afterwards and you will not be charged.
Training: Voice, Conducting
Masters Degree: Choral Conducting - Yale School of Music, Program Certificate from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music
Bachelors Degree: Vocal Performance, Cornish College of the Arts
Octavia McAloon is a classically-trained soprano and conductor based in Bellingham, WA. After an upbringing scattered across the Pacific Northwest, she returned to Seattle and earned her bachelors degree in Vocal Performance from Cornish College of the Arts. As a freelance artist, she began working as a music educator, church musician, conductor, and specialist in contemporary music for vocal ensembles. Her passion for conducting led to a masters degree in Choral Conducting from the Yale School of Music and program certificate from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. While living in Connecticut, she worked with numerous ensembles as a soprano, soloist, conductor, and recording artist. Her work at this time included international tours, awards for achievement in church music, and performances. Octavia studied with acclaimed conductors such as Masaaki Suzuki, Marin Alsop, Grete Pedersen, David Hill, and her primary study with Marguerite Brooks and Jeffrey Douma.
Outside of the classical field, Octavia works as a folk singer-songwriter, with a growing recorded output. Her debut album, With Breath of Wind, was released in April 2020 and her sophomore album Skybound was released in January 2023. Skybound is a folk-opera concept album that tells a tale of dark forests, old magic, and celestial storylines. Both are available on all streaming platforms. Additionally, she records choral vocals from her home studio, is a developing producer of ambient music, and composes and arranges vocal music.
You can hear Octavia playing folk music around Bellingham, singing as section leader and soloist with the Bellingham Chamber Chorale, and streaming live music three times a week on Twitch as 8via. Octavia teaches choir in Bellingham, WA
Learn more about Octavia and her music www.octaviamcaloon.com
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