Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Karrie Horton is proud to be a 20+ 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, shares the 6th grade choir with Mrs Kim Hurst, and serves as music director for the annual musicals at both NAHS and St. Charles Prep. Ms. Horton is also a member of the Senior Seminar teaching team, and represents her colleagues as the Performing Arts Dept. Chair.
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 big band. She may be the original wedding singer, with more than 300 under her belt. She is Associate Director of Capriccio! Vocal Ensemble, an 80 voice auditioned adult community chorus based in central Ohio.