Born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota, Ms. Stewart has called many places home. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Music in Education degree. Ms. Stewart has taught bands, choirs and general music to all ages and abilities in public and private schools in Wisconsin, Northern Virginia, Texas and Illinois. Throughout Ms. Stewart’s past 10 years of teaching experience, she realized her distinct passion for choral music education and reaching special needs learners. Ms. Stewart’s choirs have consistently earned top marks at many music festivals and competitions. While teaching in the Washington D.C. area, she gained valuable insights as an autism therapist, where she worked specifically with students having autism and other related learning disorders.
Ms. Stewart recently earned a Masters of Music Education Degree from Northwestern University with concentrations in voice and choral conducting. She loves exploring Chicago with her husband and two girls and is thrilled to work with the world-renowned Chicago Children’s Choir!