Welcome to Black Hills HS Choirs!

    Kathleen Alviar

    Director: Kathleen Alviar
    Room: 70 (Choir Room)
    Subject: Choral/Vocal Music
    Phone Number: 709-7894
    Email: kathleen.alviar@tumwater.k12.wa.us Twitter: @blackhillschoir
    Black Hills High School Choir Dates

    9/30/16 - All N.W. Choir Audition Deadline   

    11/15/16 - Jazz Evolution Concert, 7:00 PM in PAC (MANDATORY)

    12/14/16 – Winter Choir Concert, 7:00 in PAC (MANDATORY)

    2/4/17 – District Solo/Ensemble Competition (MANDATORY FOR CHAMBER/CON BRIO)

    2/24/17 - Chamber/Con Brio Guest Performance with THE Choirs! (Details TBA) 

    2/17/17-2/19/17– All-NW Choir, Bellevue (optional, by audition)

    3/1/17 - "Honors" Choir Concert (MANDATORY)

    3/15 - 3/16 - Large Group Choral Festival, SPSCC (Details TBA)

    4/28 - 4/29  STATE Solo/Ensemble Competition (Regional Winners)
    6/1/17 – Awards and Senior Recognition Concert, 7:00 in PAC (MANDATORY)

    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 choral music for seventeen 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.


    Tumwater Middle School
    1st Period - 7th Grade Choir
    2nd Period - 8th Grade Choir


    Black Hills High School
    4rd Period - Chamber Choir (Auditioned Mixed Choir)
    5th Period - Con Brio (Auditioned Treble Choir)
    6th Period - Concert Choir (Non-Auditioned Mixed Choir)