Come make music with me!
Heidi Schnarr is a freelance conductor, pianist, choral educator, accompanist, and private teacher with over 10 years’ experience.
She teaches general music to grades 3-6 in Butte, MT, teaches private lessons, and freelances as a piano performer, accompanist, and substitute in the area.
She taught classroom and choral music to grades preK-8 in both public and private schools for ten years before moving to Montana July of 2016, including 3 years in the Shrewsbury, MA public schools to elementary grades. She also taught Middle School Chorus at Bancroft School, a K-12 independent school in Worcester, MA. She works with students of all levels; and especially enjoys working with young children individually and in groups.
In 2015-2016, Heidi conducted the Plainville Choral Society, a community chorus of about 40 members. She has been musical director for community, school, and college shows, most recently Bonnie & Clyde at Marist College and Frog & Toad, Kids, at Cape Fear Regional Theatre as a visiting Music Director.
She has been music director (choir director and organist) at 3 different churches, most recently serving as Music Director at Advent Lutheran Church in Wyckoff, NJ.
Heidi holds a B.A. in English with a minor in Music Performance (piano) from Hood College, and a Master of Music in Conducting from Bard College, where she graduated in 2013.
A recording of Heidi accompanying “O Pastorelle, Addio” for the Women’s Chorus at 2013 Zone 10 Area All-State Music Festival (Nov. 23, 2013)
In her free time, Heidi likes to spend time meditating, making music with other enthusiasts, hiking the hills and forests of Montana, and exploring a variety of spiritual beliefs. She lives with her cat in Butte, MT.