Monica Covitt, Director of Chorus School Administration & Programs and Level I Director
Monica Covitt, a Los Angeles native, is excited to join the San Francisco Girls Chorus as the Director of Chorus School Administration and Programs and Level I Director. In this dual role, she oversees the six levels of the Chorus School, and directs the Level I Chorus.
Prior to her position with the Chorus, Ms. Covitt spent eight years as a choir director in the Palo Alto Unified School District, where she taught music at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Under her direction, the choral program at Greene Middle School (formerly known as Jordan Middle School) grew from 13 to 250 singers in grades 6-8 in four years.
Before her time in the Bay Area, Ms. Covitt lived in Washington, D.C., where she promoted arts education outreach and advocacy at the national level with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, has completed her certification in Orff-Schulwerk, and has completed Level 1 of her Kodaly Certification at Holy Names University. She is a proud singer with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus.