The Chorale is delighted to welcome Kristin Young as our new Ensemble Director!
Kristin is thrilled to be a part of the GEWC community and honored to direct the Chorale Ensemble. She looks forward to being a part of their community outreach programs, spreading joy and beauty through the gift of music.
Kristin received her bachelor's degree in piano performance from De Paul University in Chicago, where she also minored in voice and conducting. She received the Bishop's Certificate in Church Music following a two-year course of study from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Episcopal Church in America.
She is the Director of Worship and Music at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Aurora, IL, where she has served for 26 years. She is a part of the leadership staff and is responsible for planning all worship services and overseeing the Music Ministry, where she directs all vocal choirs and a music education program on Wednesday evenings. Kristin is also the principle organist and pianist at the church. She has taken the St. Mark's Festival Choir on tour overseas six different times, performing in Austria, Ireland, Italy, Germany, France, and the Czech Republic.