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Lynn Stevens, Founder and Past Artistic Director

Lynn Stevens is the co-founder and past artistic director of the Sacramento Children’s Chorus. Ms. Stevens started the organization in 1993. 

Ms. Steven’s career has spanned over forty years in teaching choral music to children. Ms. Stevens received a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Southern California, and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from California State University, Sacramento. It was during her master’s program that Ms. Stevens co-founded the Sacramento Children’s Chorus with Dr. Donald Kendrick, 26 years ago.

Ms. Stevens was the conductor of the advanced touring choir and the high school choir. Ms. Stevens continues on the faculty of the music department at CSUS teaching choral conducting. She has led SCC touring choirs internationally in Sweden, Norway, British Columbia, England, France, Czech Republic and Hungary, and nationally in Honolulu, Los Angeles, Eugene OR, and New York City (Carnegie Hall). In the Summer of 2013, she lead the SCC choir to China and in 2016 to the Baltic states of Finland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia.

Also to her list of credits, Ms. Stevens enjoyed a performing career after college when she sang professionally and traveled internationally with the Ray Conniff Singers, The Norman Luboff Choir, and with The Carpenters. Ms. Stevens received the Arts & Business Council’s 2010 Arts Educator of the Year Award.

 

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