Music Experience Choral Director, Edmond and OKC
Illuminati Choral Director, Edmond
Bella Voce Choral Director, OKC
Joy Cavett has had much experience with enhancing a child’s overall development through music via Music with Joy with the Metropolitan Library System and HeadStart programs as well as private school instruction. She is both Kodaly and Kindermusik certified and holds a degree from Oklahoma City University in Vocal Performance.
Emma Gee is a classically-trained pianist, accompanist, and piano instructor. She has been with COHC since 2015 and holds a B.M.A in Piano and an M.M. in Piano Performance. Emma is also a nationally certified teacher of music through MTNA, and she currently maintains a private piano studio in Edmond.
Music Experience Choral Director, Edmond
Kate Geesaman, originally from Illinois, earned her Bachelor of Music Education with Vocal Concentration Degree from Illinois Wesleyan University. Between college and COHC, she taught 6 years in public schools followed by 10 years teaching private piano, voice, and various music classes, all while homeschooling her four boys.
Principio Choral Director, Edmond
Interim Executive Director
Kathy Gossen, COHC’s founding executive director, has been with the choirs since 2009 and taught nearly all the choirs at one time or another. She has a BME, Piano Emphasis, from Oklahoma Baptist University and a MME, Kodaly, from the University of Oklahoma. In addition to her many years of experience as both a public and private music instructor, she is also an author, homeschool blogger, and mom of three precious little girls.
Bella Voce Choral Director, Edmond
Elizabeth Lopez joined COHC in 2013 and has served as Choral Director and for a brief stint as Executive Director. Elizabeth has a BM – Vocal Performance from Oklahoma Baptist University and has served in a various music, administrative, and ministry roles in the USA and other countries in which she has resided. When not teaching private vocal and piano lessons in Edmond, her time is devoted to her husband and daughter.
Principio Choral Director, OKC and Norman
Illuminati Choral Director, OKC and Norman
Pamela Matlick taught vocal music in Norman for twenty six years and under her direction the choirs received numerous Sweepstakes and Superior Ratings. She received her BME from Eastern Kentucky University and MME from Murray State University. For more than a decade she has served as a vocal adjudicator throughout Oklahoma for chorus, ensembles and soloists. In her spare time, she enjoys singing in her church choir and keeping up with her two grandsons.
Rosa McCroskey began teaching private piano at the age of 15 and continues to teach in her home in the Bethany area. Rosa and her husband, Bob, spent 37 years as missionaries in Indonesia where they founded a theological seminary and Rosa taught choir, sight-singing, piano, organ, church music and Inductive Bible Study. She was also very involved in directing choirs, producing choir programs and training worship leaders and worship teams. She holds a Piano Performance degree from Southern Nazarene University.
Music Experience Choral Director, Norman
Bella oce Choral Director, Norman
Kayla Russell moved to Oklahoma from Texas, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Music (voice) with teacher certification from Lamar University. Prior to motherhood, she taught both elementary music and high school choir, and currently teaches voice to homeschool students in her private studio.
LAURA STOABS earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and then her Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Laura is a solo practice attorney with a referral only Estate Planning practice. www.