• 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
    Classroom Communication Strategies: 
    Tumwater Middle School
    1st Period - 7th Grade Choir
    2nd Period - 8th Grade Choir                                                                                                 
    Black Hills High School
    4th Period - Chamber Choir (Auditioned Mixed Choir)
    5th Period - Con Brio (Auditioned Treble Choir) 
    6th Period - Concert Choir (Non-Auditioned Mixed Choir)
    Class Syllabus: TMS Choir Syllabus  
    2016/17 TMS Choir Dates
    November 10, 9-10:00 AM - Veterans Assembly (TMS Gymnasium) 
    December 13, 7:00 PM - Winter Choir Concert, @ BHHS Performing Arts Center (Arrive at 6:30)
    February 4 (all day) - Regional Solo/Ensemble Festival, Timberline High School (Optional Activity) 
    February 28 - TMS "Salute to Broadway" Concert, 7:00 PM @ BHHS Performing Arts Center (Arrive at 6:30) 
    March 18 OR 19 (during school) - Regional Middle School Choir Festival, Mt. View Church, Tumwater (free to public!)
    May 31, 7:00 PM - Awards & Recognition Concert, @ BHHS Performing Arts Center (Arrive at 6:30) 
    Washington State Music Standards