Krista Mays, Andante Conductor
Krista Mays is a private instructor of viola and orchestra teacher with the Bentonville Schools. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Mrs. Mays earned a Bachelor of Arts in music, summa cum laude with honors, from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, and a Masters Degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was a University Fellow. A certified Musikgarten early childhood music and movement educator and church organist/choirmaster of over two decades, she is the music director for All Saints' Episcopal Church and accompanies services for First Christian Church and Congregation Etz Chaim. Mother of three artistic and musical teenagers, Mrs. Mays strives to inspire students to deepen their understanding of themselves and their place in the world in and through the arts.