Katie Taylor is a 1997 graduate of Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, with her degree in Music Education. She is in her 23rd year of teaching at Alexandria Central School in upstate NY, where she teaches K-12 general music, choral music, theatre, & music theory. Katie has directed 22 musicals since her start at ACS - most recently, Les Misérables, Little Mermaid and Mamma Mia! In addition to teaching full time, Katie also has 20 voice students in her private voice studio.
Katie is a 32 year member of Harmony, Inc., joining at the age of 12, and is the frontline director of the ladies chorus, Northern Blend, the 2010 & 2017 HI International Chorus Champions! She has also won 3 International gold medals with her quartets; For Heaven's Sake (1996- as bass), U4X (2008 - as tenor), and LiveWire, (2015 - as lead.)
Katie served as a youth outreach coordinator for Harmony, Inc. for 12 years, and has acted as clinician for dozens of camps over the last 20 years. She coaches women’s and men’s quartets & choruses, and has a learning tracks business (Taylor Trax), as well. She has also been honored to have served on faculty at Harmony University for 3 years.
Katie is happily married to her husband of 23 years, Rick, and they have two sons; Gavin (20) and Zach (19). She is very grateful for the love and support of her family!