Mary Elizabeth Morton is the Associate Choral Director at Wando High School. In addition to teaching chorus, she enjoys being Music Director of Wando’s yearly musical, as well as a Music Director of the Wando Voice Studio Summer Intensive program. Choirs under her direction consistently receive Superiors at both state and regional competitions.
In 2011, Morton received her Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting Magma Cum Laude from Louisiana State University under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Fulton. While in Louisiana, she served as Music Director at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Baton Rouge, and as a Guest Adjudicator and Conductor for schools and churches of the area.
In 2009, Morton earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education with Choral emphasis Magma Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina. She received her certification to teach music in the state of South Carolina in 2009.
Previous to her time at the University of South Carolina, Morton studied Musical Theatre at the University of Miami. She played leading and supporting roles in multiple faculty and student stage productions, as well as community theatre. She is a current member of the American Choral Directors Association, the National Association for Music Education, and has performed and participated in state, regional, and national conventions. Morton has traveled to Italy, England, France, China, Ireland, Orlando, and New York to perform with and conduct ensembles.
2nd block, 10th-12th grade
3C, 10th-12th grade
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