Lynn Stevens

Choir Teacher

Lynn Stevens was the artistic director, conductor and co-founder of the Sacramento Children’s Chorus until her retirement in June of 2017. She has more than thirty years’ experience in teaching choral music to children and young adults. Ms. Stevens received a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Southern California, and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from California State University, Sacramento. It was during her master’s program that Ms. Stevens co-founded the Sacramento Children’s Chorus with Dr. Donald Kendrick, 25 years ago.

When Ms. Stevens was leading the SCC she conducted the high school choir and the advanced touring choir. Ms. Stevens is also currently on the faculty of the music department at CSUS teaching choral conducting, and she participates in adjudications and choral festivals in the Sacramento area. She has led SCC touring choirs internationally in Sweden, Norway, British Columbia, England, France, Czech Republic and Hungary, and nationally in Honolulu, Los Angeles, Reno NV., Eugene OR, and New York City (Carnegie Hall). To celebrate their 20th year anniversary, the SCC toured China in the summer of 2013, and in 2016 the choir toured the Baltic States.

Also, to her list of credits, Ms. Stevens enjoyed a performing career after college when she sang professionally and traveled internationally with the Ray Conniff Singers, The Norman Luboff Choir, and The Carpenters. Ms. Stevens received the Arts & Business Council’s 2010 Arts Educator of the Year Award.