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    Kathleen Alviar

    Name: Kathleen Alviar (She/Her)
    Room: 70 (Choir Room)
    Subject: Choral/Vocal Music
    Phone Number: 709-7844
    Email: kathleen.alviar@tumwater.k12.wa.us Twitter: @blackhillschoir
     
     
    Schedule
     
    *1st-3rd Periods at Tumwater Middle School*
     
    4th Period - Chamber Choir
     
    5th Period - Concert Choir
     
    6th Period - Con Brio
     
    Mrs. Alviar's Zoom Meeting Room (for virtual meetings, lessons, and - in event of closure - all classes)
     
    Important Dates (ALL IN-PERSON PERFORMANCES AND EVENTS ARE PENDING DOH GUIDANCE; BE ADVISED THAT CONDITIONS MAY CHANGE)
    Oct. 4 - WMEA All-State Choir Auditions Due
    Nov. 4 - BHHS Choir Recital, 7:00 (Location TBD)
    Dec. 16 - BHHS Choir Winter Concert, 7:00 BHHS PAC
    Jan. 27 - BHHS Arts Gala
    Feb 5 - WMEA Regional Vocal Solo/Ensemble Competition, Timberline HS 
    Feb 18-20 - WMEA All-State Choir, Yakima
    Mar. 9 - BHHS Honors Concert, 7:00 PM BHHS PAC
    Mar. 24-25 - CMEA HS Choir Festival, SPSCC (Times TBD)
    Apr. 13 - BHHS Music Dept. Recruiting Performance, BHHS PAC (during school)
    Apr. 29-30 - STATE Solo/Ensemble Competition, CWU
    June 1 - BHHS Choir Awards & Senior Recognition Concert, 7:00 PM BHHS PAC
    June 10 - GRADUATION (Location TBD)
    June 20 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
     
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    Professional Biography

    Kathleen Alviar is a graduate (Magna Cum Laude) of Eastern Washington University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in music education in 1996. She has taught for twenty three years, and is currently the director of choral music at Black Hills High School and Tumwater Middle School. She previously served as the Tumwater School District Music Coordinator from 2009 to 2012. Prior to teaching in Tumwater, Kathleen was the director of choral music at Hermiston High School, in Hermiston, OR. Additionally, she directed the adult and children’s choirs at Lincoln Heights United Church of Christ in Spokane and a men’s chorus at the Two Rivers Correctional Institute in Umatilla, Oregon. Kathleen received her Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting (With Distinction) in 2011 from the University of Washington.