Mr. Kirk Douglas has had the privilege of working with the amazing Boulder Creek High School Students for eight incredible years. He earned his degree at Ottawa University and California State University, Northridge. Along with singing in numerous choirs, he also works as a professional soloist/actor throughout North America and Europe. Recently Mr. Douglas was selected to receive the OM Hartsell “Excellence in Teaching Music Award” through the AMEA (Arizona Music Educators Association). Mr. Douglas had the opportunity to work in Italy singing opera and working as the assistant to the music director with the Lorenzo Malfatti Academia Vocale di Lucca. In addition to directing and performing, Mr. Douglas has served on the Arizona Choral Educators board for two terms and the American Choral Directors Association of Arizona Board for one term. He is the active Arts Council of the North Valley Vice President, and the North Central Region Governor. Mr. Douglas is extremely honored to have his choir Broadway Bound featured at the AMEA convention and looks forward to this spring when his choirs will perform on stage at Carnegie Hall.
Nancie Tobison is in her second year teaching at Boulder Creek High School. She retired in 2014 from a long successful career at Barrington High School in Suburban Chicago. She failed at retirement and is thrilled to be working with Kirk Douglas. Nancie was named a finalist for the Grammy Music Educator Award in 2015 and was honored by Choirs of America in 2014 on the stage at Carnegie Hall for her contributions to Choral Education. Her Choirs have performed at the Sydney Opera House, the White House, Seven European tours, Cuba and the Olympic Overture to both Beijing and London games.