Avanti Conductor, Prelude I and II Instructor
A native of Silicon Valley, Andrea Kline brings her life-long love of the Choral Arts to her new role as Avanti Conductor and Prelude I/II Instructor with Cantabile Youth Singers. A professional choral conductor, vocal soloist and instructor, as well as theater Vocal Director and performer, Andrea received her Bachelor’s degree in Music, emphasis Voice, from U.C. Santa Cruz, and her Master’s of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the Yale School of Music. Andrea has extensive experience working with children as an elementary school teacher, a private voice instructor, and as producer and choreographer for children’s theater. In addition, Andrea has enjoyed a rewarding career in theater, serving as Vocal Director for some of the most notable Bay Area theater companies, as well as performing on stage in several starring roles. Last year, Andrea served as a substitute conductor and accompanist for Cantabile Youth Singers. Andrea (Andy) lives in Saratoga with her husband (and fellow YSM grad) John, and their three daughters Franny, Rosie and Elli; all of whom Andy is thrilled to say are young vocal musicians who have had, or are currently having the Cantabile experience.