Karrie Been - Primo Girl Choir

head shot of teacher wearing purple top against blue-grey backgroundKarrie Been, who teaches Primo singers, graduated from Carroll University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education and earned her Master of Music degree in Music Education with a Kodály emphasis from Silver Lake College. She is currently the general and vocal music instructor at Woodland and Mapleview Intermediate Schools in Kimberly, where she also serves as curriculum coordinator for the district’s general and choral music staff. Previously, Been taught in Franklin, Wisconsin, where she taught elementary music, middle and high school choirs, and worked as the orchestra conductor for the high school’s musical theatre productions. She was the founding chair of the Association of Wisconsin Area Kodály Educators (AWAKE) Children’s Choir Festival and serves Wisconsin Choral Directors Association as the Refresh Co-Chairperson. She is a member of the Wisconsin School Music Association, American Choral Director’s Association, and National Association for Music Education. She has served Lawrence University’s Conservatory of Music and St. Norbert College, working as cooperating teacher and practicum adviser.