Lauren Widney is the Director for the Intermediate Choir at the Allied Gardens Branch.
She received her degree in Music from University of California at Riverside.
At UC Riverside, Ms. Widney was lead soprano in the Chamber Choir and was a member of the Gluck Music Fellows.
She was also co-founder of the student run a capella group, "High - C".
Upon her graduation from UC Riverside, Ms. Widney began a music program and founded the school choir at King/Chavez Academy of Excellence in Barrio Logan, where she also taught fourth grade.
She holds a California Teaching Credential specializing in Music and is a member of Pi Lambda Theta Honors Society for educators.
Ms. Widney was a long time member of the San Diego Children's Choir, from soon after it was formed until her graduation in 1999.
participated in five Concert Tours with the Choir
including international tours to Scotland, England and Italy.
is in her
second year in the Ethnomusicology Master's Program at San Diego State specializing in Bulgarian vocal music.
She has performed in the Latin American Ensemble at San Diego State and is also a graduate member of the Student Advisory Council for the School of Music and Dance.
She currently volunteers as the summer music director for Camp Stevens Choir Camp and has been the music director for the Point Loma Arts Academy.
Ms. Widney is currently the soprano staff singer at St. Peter's Church in Del Mar and is an active member of the Bach Collegium of San Diego, where she has toured to Mexico City to perform in the Baroque Organ Festival.