• Mrs. Alviar

    Name: Kathleen Alviar (Director) 
    Room: Choir
    Position(s): Choir Teacher
    Education/Teaching Background: 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 sixteen years, and is currently the director of choral music at Black Hills High School and Tumwater Middle School and serves as the Tumwater School District Music Coordinator.   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 recently completed a Master of Music degree (with distinction) in choral conducting at the University of Washington.
    Years at TMS:
    Email: kathleen.alviar@tumwater.k12.wa.us        Twitter: @blackhillschoir
    Phone Number: 709-7894
    Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic all music performances and events are cancelled for the 2019/2020 School Year.  Please make sure that you are signed up for the TMS Choir Google Classroom for important announcements, updates, and continuous learning opportunities.
    TMS Choir Google Classroom Code (Concert Choir/Varsity Singers): i4az62
    2019/2020 TMS Choir Dates
    October 3 - All-State Choir Audition Deadline (Optional Activity)
    November 8 - Veterans Day Assembly (All Choirs)
    December 11 - Winter Choir Concert (Mandatory Performance) 7:00 PM, Black Hills High School Performing Ars Center
    February 1 - CMEA Regional Solo/Ensemble Festival, Timberline HS (Optional Activity)
    April 22-23 - CMEA Regional MS Choir Festival (All Choirs, Mandatory Performance) Black Hills High School Hosting
    May 19 - Final Awards & Recognition Concert, 7:00 PM, Black Hills High School Performing Arts Center
    Washington State Music Standards