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    Welcome to Black Hills High School 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
    2018/2019 IMPORTANT DATES
    September 28 - All NW Choir Audition Deadline (Optional activity)
    November 15 - Student Directed Concert (Mandatory Performance) 7:00 PM, BHHS PAC
    December 13 - Winter Choir Concert (Mandatory Performance) 7:00 PM, BHHS PAC
    February 2 - CMEA Regional Vocal Solo/Ensemble Competition, Timberline HS (Mandatory Performance, Chamber Choir & Con Brio)
    February 14-17 - All Northwest Choir, Portland, OR
    March 7 - BHHS "Honors" Choir Concert, 7:00 PM, BHHS PAC 
    March 14-15 - WMEA Regional HS Choir Festival, SPSCC, All Day (Mandatory Performance)
    April 24-25 - WMEA Regional MS Choir Festival - BHHS Hosting! (All Day)
    May 23 - Awards & Senior Recognition Concert, 7:00 PM, BHHS PAC
    June 6 - Black Hills HS Graduation, 7:00 PM, St. Martins College Pavilion (Mandatory Performance for Chamber Choir & Con Brio)

     

     

     

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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 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.


    Schedule


    Tumwater Middle School
    1st Period - 6th/7th Grade Concert Choir (Beginning)
    2nd Period - 7th/8th Grade Varsity Singers (Advanced)

    Prep/Lunch

    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)