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Ashley Walker

Ashley Walker After graduating CHS, Ashley attended Millersville University in Lancaster Pennsylvania, where he earned a degree in Choral Conducting. At MU, he founded and directed the Men's Choir, served as Drum Major and President of the Marauder Marching Band, and served as Musical Director and Conductor for the 2006 production of "FAME", a musical he performed in while at CHS in 2000. Following college, he became a lead performer for "Sight and Sound" theaters in Lancaster, PA. Performing 90 shows a season.

Ashley also taught voice, piano, and percussion lessons and served as Director of Curriculum and Advanced Musical studies at the El Redentor United Methodist Church Music Preparatory Program. Following his time at Sight and Sound, he founded and directed two choirs in the Lancaster area...The "Lancaster City Choir" and the popular "Music for Everyone Community Chorus", an all ages and ability level rote song choir that grew to 120 members in just three years. Next, Ashley served as Music Department Chair at Linden Hall in Lititz, Pa: the oldest girls boarding school in America. At Linden Hall, he instituted a successful music program with winning choirs, large instrumental ensembles, theory classes, and even African drum and dance. Over 75% of the entire student body actively participated in the music program.
 
He was even nominated for a 2015 Grammy in Music Education for his work at Linden Hall. Ashley now lives in San Fransisco and is a graduate student at California State University at East Bay, working towards his Masters and Doctoral degrees in Choral Conducting. According to Ashley, "if it weren't for my amazing choir director at Cedarbrook Middle School and Cheltenham High School, Mr. Robert Goltz, I don't know what I would be doing today. Mr. Goltz was my inspiration to be a hard working and successful choral director."