Sarah HardySarah.Hardy@slps.orgRoom Numbers: 229 and Piano Lab 050Subjects: 6-12 Choir and HS PianoMs. Hardy is in her 8th year teaching choir. 2019-2020 is her second year at McKinley. She got her Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory and her Masters of Music Education from the Florida State University. Besides teaching choral music, Ms. Hardy sings professionally in two choral ensembles, Pro-Arte and St. Louis Chamber Chorus. Additionally, Ms. Hardy has been cantoring at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis and a section leader for the past 7 years. When not singing or teaching, she enjoys reading, hiking, playing with her cats and rock climbing.Useful Links:Winter Concert: December 5th, 2019 at 6:30 PM in the McKinley Auditorium.Call time is 5:45.Spring Concert: April 30th, 2020 at 6:30 PM in the McKinley Auditorium.Call time is 5:45.Dress code 6th and intermediate choir: Black bottoms, white top, your nicest pair of shoes. Ties are optional.Dress code concert choir (HS): Concert black & your nicest pair of black shoes.The concerts are a huge grade in quarters 2 & 4. Excused abscences are handled on a case by case basis.Grades are 25 points. Criteria can be seen in the syllabus. Additional grades are written class work, some do-nows, singing/clapping tests, etc.Participation grades are EFFORT, not TALENT based.