Kathryn Chojnacki, viola

Kathryn (KC) Chojnacki is in her 7th year as the high school orchestra director for School District 25, and in her 3rd year as orchestral librarian for the Idaho State Civic Symphony. She is a violist in the Idaho State Civic Symphony, and a frequent attender of Distinctly Bronze West, an audition-based handbell event in Oregon. Her orchestra program at Pocatello High School was recently recognized by the GRAMMY Signature Schools program with the Community Award, which aims to draw attention to maintaining music education as a core element of school curricula. She holds a master's degree in music education from Idaho State University.