Intermediate Division Faculty
Summer Music Academy faculty consist of current Ithaca College faculty, top music educators from across the country, and renowned guest artists.
|Caitlin Henning, Chorus|
|Assistant Conductor and Director of Education, The Young People’s Chorus of Erie; BM, Ithaca College|
Caitlin Henning graduated from Ithaca College in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in music education. Under the mentorship of Dr. Janet Galván, Henning worked with all five choir divisions at the Ithaca Chidlren’s Choir with singers ranging from age 7 to 18. While at Ithaca College, Caitlin completed an independent study researching strategies and techniques for teaching music to middle school boys with autism. She was selected to present her research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in March of 2011. Caitlin has also had extensive experience teaching early childhood music as a teacher at the Community School of Music and Arts in Ithaca, NY. She holds teacher certification in music education in the state of New York, and Level 1 certification in the Orff-Schulwerk system.
Caitlin has held a variety of leadership positions in music organizations including serving as President of the national award-winning student chapter of the American Choral Directors Association at Ithaca College and holds membership in the Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Kappa Lambda honor societies.
Caitlin is currently the Assistant Conductor and Director of Education with The Young People’s Chorus of Erie. She conducts Cantare, the training ensemble for beginning to intermediate singers, directs the four satellite choirs of YPC Erie and teaches early childhood music classes. In the summer of 2012, she conducted YPC Erie’s Young Men’s Ensemble at the World Choir Games where they received a Gold Diploma and placed second in their category. She is also the Northwest Region Chair for the Pennsylvania American Choral Director’s Association.