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Aug 18, 2014 |

Kristin Van Sickle

Kristin Van Sickle has been a Vocal Coach, Voice Teacher, Piano Teacher, and Theater Director for over 10 years. She has a B.A. in Vocal Pedagogy from MidAmerica Nazarene University. Kristin has students that have been accepted to some of the top music schools in the country including Boston Conservatory, NYU- Tisch School of the Arts, Eastman School of Music, Carnegie Mellon, and many others. Since moving to Portland in 2013, she has music directed the shows Guys and Dolls and Shrek the Musical for Journey Theater Arts Group in addition to beginning her own private voice studio. Kristin is very excited to work with the talented students at Northwest Academy. She joined the school in 2014.

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