GWINNETT YOUNG SINGERS ARTISTIC STAFF
Lynn Urda, Conductor & Music Director
Carol Wyatt, Associate Music Director
Janet Hildebrand, Accompanist
Adrienne Gustafson, Assistant Director
Amanda Dodd, Assistant Director
Lynn Urda, Conductor & Music Director of the Gwinnett Young Singers maintains an active schedule as a guest clinician, conductor and adjudicator for choral festivals, All-State Choruses and Honors Choirs. She has distinguished herself for her unique ways of achieving excellence in choral blend, intonation and sensitive singing. Mrs. Urda holds a degree in Music Education and Voice from Florida State University School of Music. She also serves as the Director of Youth and Children's Choirs at Tucker First UMC.
Gwinnett Young Singers
Now in its 24th season, Gwinnett Young Singers provides an advanced and extraordinary choral experience for children in five counties throughout the metro Atlanta area. Under the direction of Founder and Music Director Lynn Urda, and Associate Director Carol Wyatt, GYS is a nationally recognized children’s chorus, best noted for its mastery of challenging repertoire and exceptionally high musical standards. The faculty and staff are dedicated to professionalism in music education and strive to share the power and beauty of a wide variety of choral music.
The Gwinnett Young Singers recently performed at the Fox Theatre with Celtic Woman, and are currently featured on their televised PBS special “Believe”.
GYS has performed over one hundred concerts with the ASO and chorus since 1996. They have also performed for the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) conferences in South Carolina and Tennessee, and presented two performances at the Georgia Music Educators Association conferences (GMEA) in Savannah, Georgia.
GYS offers a program of beginning through advanced choirs for children in second through twelfth grades, including Treble Choir, Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and the Georgia Young Men’s Ensemble.
For more information, call 770-935-6657 or visit our Web site:
The Gwinnett Young Singers Concert Choir
Virginia Lee Finnell