Rainier Youth Choirs

Amy Ballard, Director Bella Voce


Amy Ballard is the choral director at Bonney Lake HS in the Sumner School District.  Mrs. Ballard has a B.A. in Choral Music Education from Central Washington University, where she also assisted and accompanied the Kittitas Valley Children's Chorus for 4 years.She also holds a M.Ed. in Integrated Teaching through the Arts from Lesley University.

Mrs. Ballard regularly judges large group and solo/ensemble contests throughout the state and sings with the Tacoma Symphony Chorus. In 2010, Mrs. Ballard was awarded the Most Outstanding Young Choral Educator of the Year in Washington State by the American Choral Director's Association. She is currently the President for the Valley Region WMEA and the NW ACDA Women's Honor Choir Chair.  

Amy enjoys teaching private voice and piano lessons to local students in her "spare" time. She is an accomplished pianist as well as a fine singer, and toured Europe as accompanist with the Washington Ambassadors of Music Chorus the summer of 2016.