Boulder Children’s Chorale Artistic Director
Boulder Children’s Chorale Bel Canto Director
Nathan Wubbena received his Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Northern Colorado in 2011, and his Master of Music in Music Education with a Conducting Specialization at Colorado State University in 2018. Nathan has taught students from elementary to high school to adults, on both the Front Range and Western Slope, in curricular and private settings. He has had extensive experience teaching choral, musical theater, and contemporary a cappella genres, and is an accomplished performer in each.
In 2015, he received the Outstanding Young Music Educator Award from the Colorado Music Educators Association, which honors outstanding achievement in an educator with up to 5 years of experience. His experience and recognition have since resulted in him being requested as guest clinician throughout the state of Colorado. He is Chair Emeritus of the Colorado Middle All State Choir board, of which he was a founding board member. Additionally, he is the President of a different music non-profit, Ascent Vocals, of which he is the founder. Nathan resides in Longmont with his wife, Anna, his son, James, and daughter, Claire. He enjoys cheering for the Broncos and spending time outdoors with his family and two dogs.
Boulder Children’s Chorale Volante Director
Kim Dunninger holds a Bachelor of Music Education with distinction from the University of Maine and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from the University of Oregon where she conducted the Women’s Choir. Kim is an accomplished singer and teacher having taught choral and orchestral music, K thru college, in NH, OR, ND and CO. She recently retired from the Adams 12 5 Star School district. During her tenure there, her ensembles were chosen to perform at the CMEA clinic/conference and performed in Carnegie Hall twice.
Kim has sung in many choirs including the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, the Robert Shaw Carnegie Hall choral workshops, The Durango Women’s Choir and Durango Choral Society, and the Varna Music Festival in Europe. As a soprano soloist she has performed with the Durango Bach Festival, the San Juan Symphony, Music in the Mountains & Animas Music Festivals and the Colorado Recorder Ensemble. Locally Kim has sung in St. Martin Chamber Choir, the Boulder Bach Festival chorus, Summer Choralfest and Seicento Baroque Ensemble and currently sings in Kantorei.
Kim is an active member of ACDA, Boulder Area Delta Zeta Alumnae and the Indian Peaks Chapter of DAR where she is music chairperson. Her choral arrangement, “America Still Beautiful”, won 3rd place in the 2016 National NSDAR American Heritage contest. Kim lives in Erie with her husband, Mike, and has two children and two step sons. She enjoys skiing, gardening, musical theatre and, of course, singing!
Boulder Children’s Chorale Prima Voce Director
Anna Robinson received her Bachelor’s of Music Education from DePauw University in Greencastle, IN and a Master’s Degree in Music from Colorado State University. Anna has taught elementary school general music for 14 years including 10 years in Telluride, CO. She currently teaches general music and after school choir at Padilla Elementary School in Brighton, CO.
While living in Telluride, Anna sang with the Telluride Choral Society in the adult Chorale and Chamber Singers. In addition to the large ensembles, Anna performed with a quartet called “The Jeweltones” and another group called “The Renaissance Singers”. She also served as the Vocal and Music Director for the Telluride Theatre company and performed several roles in their musical productions; her favorite being “Audrey” in Little Shop of Horrors.
Anna serves on the CMEA general music council and on the board of the Regional Organization of Colorado Kodaly Educators. In her spare time, Anna is somewhat of a gym rat and enjoys reading, theatre, hiking, and watching sports.
Boulder Children’s Chorale Piccolini Director
Melody Sebald is a passionate music educator who gained her lifelong love of music from her time spent with the Grand Cities Children Choir. She was an active member of GCCC, first as a participant, and then as a mentor and educator. Melody graduated from the University of North Dakota with her Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree in June 2020. During her time at UND she was awarded the undergraduate choral conducting scholarship and studied under Melanie Popejoy. Now she is a proud general music teacher in Jeffco Public Schools. Melody has the intention to pursue a Masters degree in Music Education with Kodály Certification at CSU this coming year.