Missy Gardiner received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance from ASU 28 years ago. She has been teaching piano and voice lessons for more than 30 years. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and the American Choral Directors Association. Missy successfully completed Kodaly Level 1 at ASU school of Music. She has spent most of her lifetime volunteering as a music director and choir director for her church and rehearsing and accompanying soloists, and small ensembles for worship services. Her favorite church responsibility has been sharing her talents with the young children teaching them to sing and helping them learn gospel songs. Missy has soloed with the Mesa Symphony both as a vocalist and pianist. She sang as a soloist with the Arizona Mormon Choir, and with the Citrus Heights Stake Choir “Saints and Pioneers” program as well as their Annual Messiah Sing-Along. Missy performed with the BYU Young Ambassadors for two years traveling to India, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand, and Tahiti as well as the western United States. She has sung with the Grand Chorus of the Millennial Choral Organization for 3 years and is currently a member of Resonance Vocal Ensemble. In 2008 she was the national winner of the American Mothers Inc. Vocal Competition. She was born and raised in Mesa where she and her husband chose to raise their family of 9 children.
Aubree Fry earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Choral Music Education from Northern Arizona University, and since graduating, has been teaching private piano and voice lessons. She accomplished her student teaching at three schools: Franklin Elementary School, teaching general music, and Rhodes Jr High and Summit Academy as a Choir Director. She has also spent several years volunteering as the choir director of her church, and has found great joy in helping to create uplifting music.
Aubree has performed in a number of different choirs, most notable, NAU’s Shrine of the Ages Choir. She was also selected to be a member of the Arizona All-State Choir for three years in high school, and found that to be a very rewarding experience that helped instill the love of music.
Aubree has a passion for music and finds great joy in helping her students discover that same love. In addition to a love of music, she has a great love for her wonderful husband, Aaron and their three rambunctious boys who love to keep her on her toes!