Meet the Directors
Dr. Timothy M. Black is a 24-year career music educator, having taught choral & instrumental music at all levels, K-12 and college in Washington State, Idaho, Kentucky and for 12 years in Okinawa, Japan for the U.S. Department of Defense Schools.
Dr. Black received his B.A. in Music Education from Whitworth College in Spokane, WA., a M.M. in Choral Conducting from UMKC’s Conservatory of Music with Dr. Eph Ehly and a D.M.A. in Music Education from Boston University.
Tim has been choral director of the Bellingham Community Chorus since 2015, Allegra premier women's choir since 2016 and directs music at the United Church of Ferndale. He believes in the power of music at all levels and is excited to bring his expertise to the Whatcom County.
Dr. Black serves as the Artistic Director for the Bellingham Music Enrichment Project.
Amy Black is a piano teacher in the Bellingham area. After teaching choir overseas in Okinawa, Japan, for 12 years, she and her husband returned to the states to be closer to family.
Amy received her BA from Whitworth University in Music Education with an emphasis in choral music. Also, she received her endorsement in Piano Pedagogy.
Amy is the accompanist for United Church of Ferndale and sings with the Bellingham Community Chorus and Allegra. She is a member of MTNA and WSMTA; all professional music organizations which promote music education.
Amy serves as the Executive Director for the Bellingham Music Enrichment Project.