Boulder Children’s Chorale Artistic Director, Piccolini Director
Shauna Keene teaches middle school choir in Saint Vrain Valley School District and specializes in teaching vocal technique and music literacy. She holds a Master of Music degree in Music Education from Colorado State University and was a full scholarship recipient for undergraduate vocal studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She also holds all three levels of Kodály certification and has completed Orff Schulwerk training.
Ms. Keene was one the founding staff members of the Boulder Children’s Chorale. While Assistant Director from 2009-2012, the Children’s Chorale developed three choirs and an outreach program. She has instructed students of all ages in piano, voice and theater and taught elementary general music and middle school choir and theater arts in Boulder Valley School District. As an opera singer, she performed many leading roles, and was the winner of several national vocal competitions as well as regional first place winner and national semi-finalist at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
She lives in Boulder with her husband Chad Huilman and their three children.