Jerome Healy has been the Director of our Kinder Chorus and Primary Chorus since they were formed in September of 1998. Mr. Healy is also an elementary music teacher in the Capistrano Unified School District where he has taught grades kindergarten through sixth since 1991. In the spring of 2007 school district honored him as the 2007 Teacher of the Year for the Capistrano Unified Elementary Music staff. In May 2001, Mr. Healy received county wide honors as the Orange County Music and Arts Administrator’s 2001 Outstanding Arts Educator in Elementary Vocal/General Music. He also serves as a mentor teacher for Capistrano Unified and has been a regular clinician for the Professional Development Academy instructing other teachers within the district. He has also been privileged to instruct teachers from throughout the state of California in classroom music for Orange County’s Early Intervention for School Success (E.I.S.S.) certification program. Mr. Healy is a graduate of California State University, Northridge where he earned his Bachelor of Arts and California Teaching Credential in music. Following graduation, Mr. Healy completed three levels of his Kodaly certification at the California State University, Los Angeles. Mr. Healy resides with his wife, Theresa, in Mission Viejo where they are raising their five children Chris, Amanda, Emily, Tim, and Tom.