As part of the In-Residence program at West Chester University, WCU Music Education students have the opportunity to take the course Practicum in Teaching the Children’s Chorus. From this, an Internship program allows qualified junior and senior music education majors to work in tandem with the directors and singers of the Children’s Chorus.
Casey has been singing with KSCC since 2008, and this is her second year working as an intern with Tyros. Casey is a current Music Education student at West Chester University, where she is an active participant in multiple instrumental and vocal ensembles, including Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble, and the Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band. In addition to KSCC, Casey holds an internship with Music Service Learning, and she teaches music classes with Tot Rock.
This is Hannah’s second semester as an intern with the Ensemble. She is a junior Music Education major on French Horn at West Chester University. She has sung with Cantari Donne, Mastersingers, and Bel Canto choirs and played with the Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band, Wind Symphony, and Wind Ensemble. Hannah’s hobbies include needle felting and film analysis. She is looking forwards to seeing everyone in the ensemble again and making music in a unique online setting!
Elesa is excited to join Bel Canto as an intern after singing with the ensemble last semester. She is a third-year Music Education/Voice major at West Chester University. Most of her life revolves around musical activities--performing solo and in choirs, teaching privately, and conducting--all of which she loves and is passionate about. Elesa also enjoys activities that involve people, travel, and cultures; she has spent several years living abroad and loves to travel whenever the opportunity arises. She is anticipating another great semester with Bel Canto, and can't wait to make music together again!