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S3 E10: Jillian Caci

Jillian Caci has taught in the Newburgh Enlarged City School since 1989, teaching general music, chorus, piano, and music technology on all levels. She currently directs the Cecile Chaminade Treble Chorus, the A Capella Mixed Chorus, and the Madrigals Singers at Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus. She has presented conference sessions and performances at the County, State, and National Level, and guest conducts within the State of New York. Her students are frequent participants in County, and State festivals and her ensembles have performed at local events, the Legislative Office building in Albany, with the Poné Ensemble, the Newburgh Symphony, the Greater NY Wind Symphony, at NYSSMA Majors evaluations festivals and at State and National conferences.

Jillian currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Newburgh Teacher's Association and is also a member of NYSUT and AFT, and holds professional memberships in the Orange County Music Educators' Association, the New York State School Music Association, the National Associaton for Music Education, the American Choral Directors Association, and the Badass Association of Teachers. As a vocalist, she has sung for US Military induction and change of command ceremonies, events such as the rededication of the Statue of Liberty, and with touring choirs throughout Europe in venues such as Westminster Abbey, Notre Dame, the Cologne Cathedral, and the Sacré Coeur.  She enjoys spending time with her family making music, skiing, bicycling, and hiking the High Peaks region of NY. 

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