Ann Alandar has served as Assistant Director of Cantate Carlisle’s youth choir since its beginnings in 2010.Her Bachelor of Science Degree in Music with a vocal concentration is from Elizabethtown College. Ann has taught music in Carlisle for the past 22 years and in 2005 was honored with the Carlisle Area School District’s Outstanding Teacher Award. She currently teaches at Bellaire and Hamilton Elementary Schools. Ann has sung and been a prominent alto soloist with Cantate Carlisle since 1999. Previously she sang with the Perry County Choral Society from 1990 through 1998. Church music has played a prominent role in her life; she currently serves as church choir director at Wesley United Methodist Church in Marysville and has also directed the bell choir there in past years.