Toni K. Weijola '01 - Capriccio Girl Choir
Toni K. Weijola, who teaches Capriccio singers, is an alumna of Lawrence University with a Bachelor of Music degree in choral and general music education and vocal performance. She also holds a Master of Music degree in music education with a Kodály emphasis from Silver Lake College. Weijola is an elementary music teacher with the Appleton Area School District and collaborates regularly with Lawrence as a cooperating teacher for future music educators. A member of Wisconsin Music Educators Association (WMEA), Wisconsin Choral Directors Association (WCDA) and the Association of Wisconsin Area Kodaly Educators (AWAKE), she is also an advocate for the Comprehensive Musicianship through Performance (CMP) teaching model. As an active musician and educator in the Fox Valley, she has previously served as conducting intern with the Girl Choir program, taught with the conducting staff of the Appleton Boychoir, conducted private studio instruction in voice, and served as soprano section leader with the newVoices choir. Weijola continues to sing with newVoices and, with her husband, she currently co-leads the music and worship ministry at their church.