Amy Sprague Moir studied piano and voice at James Madison University where she graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in music education. She later received a Master of Music Education from Florida State University in 2008 where she focused her research on adolescent changing voices. She has completed fifteen years of teaching music for Fairfax County Public Schools mostly at the middle and high school levels.
Mrs. Moir served as choral director at South Lakes High School from 2002-2004. From 2004-2016, she instructed choral students at Rachel Carson Middle School in Herndon, VA. During her tenure at Rachel Carson Middle School, the choir programs grew from 110 students enrolled to 232 in her final year at the school. While teaching there, the ensembles consistently received superior ratings at adjudicated festivals and district assessment. Students continually represented the school annually at All Virginia Middle School Honor Choirs, Southern Division Choirs, and National Choirs. The Advanced Women’s Chorus was selected for performance at the Virginia Music Educators Conference 2008.
Amy Moir recently served as the conductor of the Junior Choir at Vienna Presbyterian Church and currently teaches private piano and voice. She has also worked as a piano accompanist for local choirs throughout the area. She actively sings with Voce Chamber Singers and performs as a soprano soloist throughout the area. Mrs. Moir works as a clinician, conductor, accompanist, and adjudicator on the state and district level for choral music. From 2014-2016 she served as coordinator of the All Virginia Middle School Honor Choirs sponsored by Virginia ACDA. She actively participates in the Virginia Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association. She is a member of the Virginia Music Educators Association and enjoys attending conferences to connect with colleagues, refresh instructional strategies, and learn new material. When not pursuing music, she spends her time with her twin boys, daughter, husband, and two dogs.
Mrs. Moir is excited to begin this new professional adventure as Associate Choral Director, Guitar Instructor, and Tri-M Music Honor Society Advisor at W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax, VA.