About the Everett Chorale

For 50 years, this outstanding ensemble has established a tradition of vocal excellence in Snohomish County as they continue to offer a quality musical experience with a variety of choral pieces programmed by Music Director Lee Mathews. The Chorale often features outstanding area soloists and ensembles and takes pride in being a truly "community choir," performing for a wide variety of local charities and service clubs.

Staff and Board Members

Lee Mathews

LEE MATHEWS — Music Director and Conductor

Lee Mathews, the current Music Director and Conductor of the Everett Chorale, develops a series of concerts each year to delight and entertain audiences. A graduate of the University of Montana, Mr. Mathews has advanced work towards the DMA at the University of Northern Colorado. During his fourteen years of college teaching, he founded the Montana Youth Choir and has made six European tours with this fine ensemble. He is a retired Snohomish School District music teacher. Lee is currently the Choral Director at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Everett.

Kim Croft

D. KIM CROFT — Accompanist

D. Kim Croft holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Organ Performance from Brigham Young University and a Master of Arts in Musicology from New York University, and has done additional post graduate work in Musicology at the University of Washington. While enrolled at Brigham Young University. Kim held the position of coach/accompanist in the University opera program, and performed a series of guest recitals at the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City. Currently, he is organist at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Everett. Kim and his wife, Shauna, are the parents of five children.


The Everett Chorale Association Board

The Board is composed of volunteers who are vitally interested in the success of the organization. Their task is to ensure the smooth operation of the business and structural aspects of the Chorale, including budgeting and financial support, publicity, correspondence, policies, and providing as much assistance as possible to the director. The Board meets each second Tuesday of the month (except for December, July and August) at 7:00 pm at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. Meetings are open to all Chorale members.

Meeting dates: Sept 13 - Oct 11 - Nov 8 - Jan 10 - Feb 14 - Mar 14 - Apr 11 - May 9 - Jun 13

The Everett Chorale Board for 2016-17 is:

David Carman, President
Peggie Thompson, Vice President
Judith Bernier, Secretary
Mary Lamb, Treasurer
Valerie Baxter
Heather Burke
Amy Nansel
Diana Lawrence
Gail Miller
Patty Chatterton, Librarian
Anne Dubert-Kelly, Gala Chair
Patricia Goodsell
Delain Grohn
CC Kuehl
John Unckles
Ex-Officio Members
Lee Mathews, Director

Please send any questions about the Chorale to the Board at board@everettchorale.org.