Evergreen Children's Chorale: Youth Musical Theater and Choir Performance Group celebrates 25 years!
Evergreen Children's Chorale
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Board of Directors
Cynthia Egbert, President
Kelly Burns, Vice President
Katie Christensen, Treasurer
Chris Thomas, Secretary
Kimberly Bogin, Member at Large
Shannon Polivka, Member at Large
Wendy McCord, Member at Large
The Evergreen Children's Chorale is a 501c3 non-profit organization
Gail Montgomery, Stage Director, ECC
Gail Montgomery stage directed her first ECC musical, "Seussical," in the spring of 2015. Gail is an actor, director, singer, choreographer and CPA. She is a member of the Evergreen Players improv comedy group (EPic), along with her husband Bruce. She was most recently seen in "The 39 Steps," at Center Stage theater in Downtown Evergreen. Gail has also appeared in “Parallel Lives, “Hairspray," and numerous other shows in New York and Colorado.
Lisa Cole, Artistic Director, Prelude
Lisa began her artistic career performing in musical theater and traveling the country with show bands. She was co-owner of The Promise Band, singing and also playing keyboards and saxophone.
Lisa holds a BA in Music and Speech Communication from Metro State College of Denver, and a MA in Information and Learning Technologies from CU Denver. Lisa currently teaches music at Platte River Academy, a K-8 charter school in Colorado's Douglas County. Lisa has been involved with Prelude since 2007, and two of her three children have been members of ECC.
Lindy Casados, Artistic Director, ECC
Lindy has been with the Evergreen Children's Chorale since 1997. She began teaching music in the public schools in 1993 after graduating from The University on Northern Colorado. She went on to earn her Master's degree from Colorado Christian University. Lindy has been a part of the Evergreen community and the theater groups here since she was only a year old.
Phone: (303) 674-9004
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Evergreen Children's Chorale
PO Box 3904
Evergreen, CO 80437
Lynn Nestingen, Executive Director, ECC
Lynn has been with the Evergreen Children’s Chorale as Manager since 2005. She became ECC's Executive Director in 2015. Prior to her current role, she served as Business Manager of the Evergreen Chorale for 7 years. Lynn has a BFA in Music Therapy from UW-Milwaukee and Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Colorado. Lynn and Philip have lived in Evergreen since 1996 where they are blessed to raise their three children - Erik, Kahri (former Prelude and ECC member), and Rebekah.
Brenda Bartel, Assistant Music Director
Brenda joined the Prelude team in Fall 2012. She became ECC's Company Assistant Music Director as well in 2015. She currently teaches elementary music in Jeffco Public Schools. Brenda has a BA in Music Education and a BS in Elementary Education. While teaching in Kansas, Brenda was the Artistic Director of the 40-member auditioned Newton Community Children’s Choir.