Katie Sims Silvestre

  • Program Development

    Katie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, AL where she sang in choirs under the direction of Dr. Lester Seigel and studied voice with Dr. Jaqueline Leary-Warsaw. Katie has a Master’s in Music Education is from The Boston Conservatory and she is currently pursuing her PhD in Music Education at Auburn University. While at Auburn, Katie had the distinct pleasure to assist and sing under the direction of Dr. William Powell and study voice with Dr. Rosephanye Dunn-Powell.
    Katie has directed choirs in various settings including churches, elementary schools, high schools and at the collegiate level while assisting Dr. Powell at Auburn University.
    Katie’s research interests include choral spacing as well as music education for students on the Autism Spectrum.

    E-mail: Katie@DCINY.org
    Extension 327