Choir Leaders BMYC

Musical Director BMYC
Catriona McKay


Photography by eames K


Catriona McKay has been working in children's musical training and development over many years, including conducting music sessions and voice and choral training for primary and pre-school aged children.

Catriona studied voice for many years under Donald Munro, OAM.  She has the AMusA in classical singing and is qualified in the Orff-Schulwerk approach to music education.  More recently Catriona has studied choral conducting with Mark O'Leary of Melbourne Young Voices and the Kodaly Music Education Institute. She teaches privately and in schools and has also taught at the Mitchell Conservatorium at Bathurst, Masters  School of Music at Ryde, and the Waratah School of Music in the Blue Mountains.  

Catriona has performed in many vocal ensembles over the past 25 years, including The Dolce Singers, Voce Bravura, Bopera, Angelico, The Fortunes and the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs and Motet, as well as solo recital peformances.

She was Musical Director for the Footlight Festival (Blue Mountains) for three years and has created and directed several children's musical shows. 

Catriona is also a composer of music for children's choirs. Several of her compositions have been performed at combined schools events and 'The Crossing' was performed and recorded in 2014 to celebrate the Bicentennary of the crossing of the Blue Mountains.


Choir Leader
Jenni Mills




Jenni Mills attained a Bachelor of Arts in music and education at Sydney University. She then completed a Diploma of Education and an AMusA in Voice and taught in several Primary and High Schools as a music teacher.  Currently Jenni is Choir Director at Wycliffe Christian School, as well as a casual teacher there. 
Jenni is Associate Director of Warrimoo Chorale and has participated in many collaborations with combined choirs and opera with Penrith Symphony Orchestra. Jenni has also been involved with worship music in various churches in Sydney and the Blue Mountains and has collaborated on several CD projects.  Jenni is married to Phil, has five children (two who are married), two dogs, a cat, and four chickens. Jenni has lived in the Mountains for 34 years.




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