Welcome to Black Hills High School Choirs!Get to Know Mrs. Alviar HereName: Kathleen Alviar (She/Her)Room: 70 (Choir Room)Subject: Choral/Vocal MusicPhone Number: 709-7844Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @blackhillschoirSchedule*1st-3rd Periods at Tumwater Middle School*4th Period - Chamber Choir5th Period - Concert Choir6th Period - Con BrioMrs. 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 DueNov. 4 - BHHS Choir Recital, 7:00 (Location TBD)Dec. 16 - BHHS Choir Winter Concert, 7:00 BHHS PACJan. 27 - BHHS Arts GalaFeb 5 - WMEA Regional Vocal Solo/Ensemble Competition, Timberline HSFeb 18-20 - WMEA All-State Choir, YakimaMar. 9 - BHHS Honors Concert, 7:00 PM BHHS PACMar. 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, CWUJune 1 - BHHS Choir Awards & Senior Recognition Concert, 7:00 PM BHHS PACJune 10 - GRADUATION (Location TBD)June 20 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOLResourcesWashington State DOH K12 Music Guidance & Requirements (Music begins on page 16)
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.