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My Background

Resume and Experience

Kristen is a classically-trained singer and pianist with a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Centenary College of Louisiana, and a Master of Educational Administration degree from LSU.  She has experience in opera, music theater performing/directing/accompanying, recording studios, contemporary Christian, praise and worship, accompanying, and church music.    She served for seven years on the board of directors as Audition Chair and Private Teacher Liaison for the DFW Chapter of National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), and she is currently their webmaster. She is also a member of Mid-Cities Music Teachers Association (MCMTA) as the Publication Contest chairman and on the local scholarship committee, and Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA).  She has taught in public schools and as a private teacher for 32 years.  She is also a private voice teacher for the Carroll ISD and Argyle ISD Choir Programs. She still actively performs and accompanies, working with university programs and directors from all over Texas and surrounding states.  

Work Experience

Private Voice Instructor

Carroll Sr. High School

Collaborative Pianist


Voice and Piano instructor

Show Choir Director

The Master’s Touch School of Music


Asst. Choir Director

Show Choir Director

Private Voice Teacher       

Group Piano/Theory Teacher

Boswell High School


Youth Choir Director/Accompanist/Praise Band/

Children’s Choir Accompanist

First UMC--Grapevine


Accompanist, vocal coach

Texas Christian University

Music Director

Celebration UMC--Ft. Worth


Choir, show choir, piano teacher

                          Woodlawn HS, Baton Rouge                         



Broadmoor UMC--Baton Rouge


Children's choir director

First UMC--Baton Rouge


Performance Experience

Live Theater:

Watertower Theatre

Regal Opera

Lyric Stage

Music Theater of Denton

Garland Civic Theatre

Grapevine Runway Theatre

      (former board member)

Greater Lewisville   

     Community Theater


Firehouse Theatre

Coppell Community Theater

Ministries in Motion

Fort Worth Theater

Continental Singers

     (asst. director/dance capt.)

Texas Gilbert & Sullivan

Baton Rouge Gilbert & 


Fort Worth Opera


Stingray, the Series

Walker, Texas Ranger


Jingles for Rabenhorst Funeral Home, ERA, Guarantee Bank, First American Bank, Cellular One


ABC Radio, Lockheed-Martin,

Coca-Cola Live Production Show

My Experience: About Me
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