Debbie Lind, who teaches Cantabile singers, is a graduate of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, with a Bachelor of Music Education degree, vocal and instrumental. In June, 2011, she retired from 25 years of teaching vocal and choral music in the Appleton Area School District, having served most recently as choral music director at Appleton East High School. She taught in Omaha, NE, and Schofield, WI, before coming to Appleton. Lind has been a clinician for the Wisconsin School Music Association and a guest conductor for WCDA’s Singing in Wisconsin. She has been actively involved in church music as a choral director, accompanist and singer throughout her career. She is a member of the Voicecare Network, Wisconsin Music Educators Association (WMEA) and the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association (WCDA). Lind has worked and continues to work with future and new music educators as a cooperating teacher, a practicum advisor, and a mentor for the AASD new-teacher mentoring program.