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Director: Jerrilyn Foster

Ms Jerri has been the music director for the Albuquerque Girl Choir since 2005. She is also currently the Music Director at Central United Methodist Church. Ms Jerri is a native of Honolulu, Hawaii. She began her music career at the age of 5, studying the violin and soloist with the Hawaiian Youth Symphony. Ms Jerri is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory, where she earned her Bachelors of Music Education in voice, choral, K-12 music. She received her Masters Degree in Music Education from Stanford University and a second Masters Degree, specializing in the Kodaly Music Education Method, from Holy Names College. Ms Jerri taught choral music for 34 years in both public and private schools.

Assistant Director: Erin Reil

Ms Erin joined the Albuquerque Girl Choir in 2014 as the Assistant Director in charge of the Prep Choir. She has been a lifelong resident of Albuquerque and graduated from UNM with Bachelors Degree in Music Education. Ms Erin is the mother of three girls and especially likes working with the young choir members. Her music credentials include playing piano and other instruments as well as being a certified instructor in Kodaly methodology. In addition to the AGC, Ms Erin is also a Director of the Youth Choir at All Saints Lutheran Church.

 

Accompanist: Sheryl Wadin

Ms Sheryl has been the piano accompanist for both the AGC Main and Prep Choirs since 2012. In addition to weekly rehearsals with the girls, she performs with the choir at concerts and special events, and prerecords accompanying piano tracks for the choir when traveling to other singing engagements.