Mrs. Carol Aspling holds a Master of Arts in Choral Conducting from California State University, Fullerton and a Bachelor of Music Degree from Biola University, receiving the Outstanding Music Education Student Award. For over 16 years, she was the Director of Music Education, grades K-12 at the Crystal Cathedral and Academy, conducting the C.C.A. Chorus, numerous choirs and supervising all other music activities. Her Cathedral choirs performed internationally on the Hour of Power, and also performed in Carnegie Hall, the Grand Ole Opry House, and Rockefeller Chapel at the University of Chicago.
Currently, Carol is a director with the Southern California Children’s Chorus and has been since its inception in 1996. She began by first teaching Apprentice, then Intermediate, and Advanced, and currently Concert Chorus. The Advanced Chorus has performed with the Long Beach Chorale, Long Beach Symphony and also participated in major works including Handel's “Judas Maccabeus” and John Rutter's “Mass of the Children.”
Carol also served on the faculty of Biola University and California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). She conducted the Women’s Choir at CSUF and the Women's Chorus at Biola and also taught conducting there. During her tenure at Biola, the Women’s Chorus participated in many festivals and venues, and also toured and performed throughout California and Arizona.
Her passion for music education is also exemplified in her approach as a vocal coach and she has often served as a clinician and presented workshops throughout California.
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