directory, children's chorale
Ms. Yelvington is happy to return to the Catawba campus. A Catawba Grad ('97), she has worked with the Community Music program in several roles in the past. She will serve as Director of the Children's Chorale.
Ms. Yelvington is currently an Elementary Music Specialist in Rowan-Salisbury Schools, serving China Grove and Overton Elementary Schools. In thirteen years of teaching, she has created an after-school chorus at China Grove, co-chaired the county's Elementary Honors Chorus for the past eight years, and recently started assisting with the Mini Funk Factory Marching Band (Rowan County's first elementary marching band). She was voted Teacher of the Year at China Grove in the 2006-2007 school year. Ms. Yelvington holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education, summa cum laude from Catawba and a Master of Music in Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Ms. Yelvington enjoys singing throughout the community. She is a member of the Chancel Choir of First United Methodist Church of Salisbury. As a member of this choir, she has sung at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. and St. Thomas Church in New York City. She also sings with the Concert Choir of Salisbury. Ms. Yelvington is excited to share her love of music and singing with the Community Music Program.