Kati Swinney is so excited to fill the role of Musical Director of the Land of Sky Chorus. She holds Bachelor's Degrees in both Music Education (K-12, with vocal emphasis) and Wilderness Leadership and Experiential Education from Brevard College. She has been teaching music for eight years, and is currently adjunct faculty in the Music Department at Brevard College. She is also pursuing a Masters Degree in Music Education from UNCG. Kati has directed musical ensembles of all age levels including elementary, middle, and high school choirs, and church choirs, and is thrilled to expand and learn more about the art of barbershop harmony!
Kati is proud to be the first female member of the Asheville Chapter of BHS (Barbershop Harmony Society).
She is the proud parent of four beautiful children: Ruby, Rose, Westley, and Penelope, and is married to her best friend, Gabe. She and her family enjoy spending time outdoors and playing together!