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KYLE KARUM’S BIO
Kyle Karum is a music educator originally from Muskegon, MI where he graduated from Mona Shores High School in 2006. He then attended Western Michigan University for his studies in music education. While at WMU, Kyle studied conducting under Dr. James Bass, Dr. Ronald Oliver, and Dr. Kimberly Dunn Adams as well as music education with Dr. Dee Gauthier. He graduated in 2012 with his Bachelor’s of Music: Music Education (Choral/General Emphasis).
Kyle recently held the position of Director of Choral Music and General Music Teacher at Prairie Heights Community School Corporation in LaGrange, IN where he taught two general music classes and five choir classes. In addition, he also taught Music Theory/Composition and Music History/Appreciation as well as acted as the Assistant Director/Conductor of the Theater Department.
Kyle is currently the Director of Choral Music at Seymour High School in Seymour,IN where he teaches over 200 students in five choir classes. Under his direction, the four choral ensembles at SHS attended the ISSMA District Choral Festival on 2016. There each ensemble was awarded a Gold rating in not only performance, but also sight-reading. As a part of his appointment, Kyle is also responsible for directing the spring musical each year.
Kyle continues to sing with the Bloomington Chamber Singers in Bloomington, IN.
RELEVANT LINKS MENTIONED IN THE INTERVIEW
Sheet music: Dominis Vobiscum – by Sydney Guillaume