Highland Community College continues its tradition of supporting music for young people by announcing the formation of the Highland Youth Choir. This group is an expansion of the former Highland Children’s Choir.
All students 1st through 12th grade who enjoy singing are invited and encouraged to join the choir. There is no audition required. The Youth Choir members will develop singing skills, participate in a variety of concerts, as well as building self-confidence, and learning to work as a team.
The choir is directed by Dagny Brandt. For more information, please contact the Fine Arts Department at 815.599.3490.
About the Director
Dagny Brandt, director of the Highland Youth Choir, is a vocal instructor and choir director in Freeport, Illinois. She received a BA from Luther College in Vocal Performance and Norwegian and a MA from The University of Iowa in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy. Mrs. Brandt currently teaches voice at Highland Community College and Freeport High School and is the Music Coordinator and director of adult and youth choirs at First Lutheran Church in Freeport. Her memberships include the National Association of Teachers of Singing and National Association for Music Education. She is married to Thompson and they have two children, Kristin and Carsten.