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    Kathleen Alviar

    Director: Kathleen Alviar
    Room: Distance Learning Model (Until further notice)
    Subject: Choral/Vocal Music
    Phone Number: 709-7894
    Email: kathleen.alviar@tumwater.k12.wa.us Twitter: @blackhillschoir
    2020/2021 School Year - Distance Learning Model
    Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic all live music performances and events are cancelled for the 2020/2021 School Year until further notice.  However, students will have the opportunity to learn music virtually and participate in virtual performances.  Additionally, we will continue to study other aspects of music (history, theory, technology) as we always have!
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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 (Distance Learning)

    Black Hills High School
    4rd Period - Chamber Choir (Auditioned Mixed Choir)  Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:20AM-10:00AM (Wednesdays Asynchronous Only)
    5th Period - Con Brio (Auditioned Treble Choir) Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:10AM-11:50AM (Wednesdays Asynchronous Only)
    6th Period - Concert Choir (Non-Auditioned Mixed Choir) Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30PM-2:10PM (Wednesdays Asynchronous Only)