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Rylee Newton

Outreach Program Coordinator

While pursuing her undergraduate degree at the College of St. Scholastica, Ms. Newton worked as an intern for the Lake Superior Youth Chorus for four years. She joins the LSYC staff for the 2021-2022 season as the Outreach Program Coordinator, which includes the management and development of LSYC’s three outreach programs: Prelude, Honor Choir, and Summer Sing.

Ms. Newton graduated with a degree in Vocal Music Education in 2021 from The College of St. Scholastica and is now the Junior Academy choir teacher at North Star Academy in Duluth, Minnesota. In 2020, she was awarded the Jerry Kaldor Outstanding Service Award by the Lake Superior Youth Chorus. In 2021, she was named the Minnesota State Student Employee of the Year for her work with LSYC. Ms. Newton sings with the Twin Ports Choral Project and the church choir at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary. She is an active member of both the American Choral Directors Association and the National Association for Music Education, and has served as a section coach for the MN All-State SSAA choir.