Join us April 14, 2018 for a day of connection through choral music with expert conductior, composer, and arranger Judith Herrington. Join us for a reading session, a clinic on arranging, and enjoy a open rehearsal featuring the Burnaby Youth Choir and the BC Kodály Choir.
Judith Herrington is the Founder and Artistic Director of Tacoma Youth Chorus. Ms. Herrington brings more than 35 years of teaching and conducting experience to her work at Charles Wright Academy in Tacoma, Washington, and is a recipient of the Inspirational Faculty Award and Murray Foundation Chair for Teaching Excellence. A graduate of the University of Oregon, Ms. Herrington earned her Master of Education degree from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Having served in several leadership positions for the WA-American Choral Directors Association Board, she is the 2011 recipient of its Leadership and Service Award. She is an inaugural member of the School of Arts and Communication Advisory Board at Pacific Lutheran University. Ms. Herrington is highly regarded as a guest conductor, workshop and choral clinician and served as visiting faculty at VanderCook College of Music. She was recently inducted into the Washington State Music Educators Association Hall of Fame. A noted composer and arranger, she has published through Pavane Publishing, Hal Leonard Publishing, and Colla Voce Publishing. She also edits two choral series for Pavane Publishing.