Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Karrie Horton is proud to be a 25+ year veteran music teacher in the New Albany - Plain Local School District. She holds the degrees of Bachelor in Music Education from The Ohio State University and Master in Music Education from VanderCook College of Music in Chicago. Ms. Horton has continued additional studies in Theater Education and in Music Education at Otterbein, Ashland, Akron and Oklahoma Universities.
She is the Director of all choral ensembles at the high school, including the Concert, Treble, Symphonic Choirs and the Honors A Cappella Singers. She shares direction of the 6th Grade Choir with Mr. James Hopkins. Ms. Horton also serves as music director for the annual musicals at both NAHS and St. Charles Preparatory School.
Ms. Horton is active in the choral community as a singer/soloist, having performed with many local arts groups, from opera to commercial jingles, to a big band. She may be the original wedding singer, having sung more than 300. She is Associate Director of Capriccio! Columbus, an 80-voice auditioned adult community chorus based in central Ohio.
She lives in Uptown Westerville, with her Greater Swiss Mountain dog, Charlie. Gardening, beading jewelry, and cooking for friends are some of her favorite activities.
2022-23 Choir Concert Dates
6th Grade Choirs December 7 - 6:30 pm McCoy
May 15, 2023 - 6:30 pm McCoy
NA High School concerts are at the McCoy at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
September 9 - Combined Choir and Band Halftime Show (Stadium)
October 10 - Choirs and Jazz Band
November 17-19 - Musical: Into the Woods
December 12 - Winter Concert
February 4 - Cabaret (A Cappella ONLY)
March 6 - Spring Concert
May 22 - World Music Concert