Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Music, Music Education; Westminster College Master of Music, Secondary Kodaly; Capital University
Mrs. Katie Spiri
Mrs. Katie Spiri is the current choral director and music teacher at Berlin Brothersvalley School District. She holds a Master’s Degree in Music Education with a Kodàly, Secondary Choral, emphasis from Capital University. While at Capital, she studied with renowned choral conductors from Hungary and the United States. Mrs. Spiri also studied at Westminster College, where she obtained her Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Voice in 2007. While obtaining an undergraduate degree, Mrs. Spiri was active in both vocal and instrumental programs.
Mrs. Spiri began teaching at Berlin Brothersvalley in the fall of 2007 where she is currently teaching 1st-6th grade general music classes and middle and high school choral ensembles. She has also taken the High School Concert Choir to perform at Epcot in Walt Disney World's Candlelight Processional, a time honored tradition of holiday story and song. In addition to curricular choirs, she founded a High School Show Choir and A Cappella choir that actively perform throughout Somerset County. She has guest conducted PMEA 5th grade Songfest, Westmoreland High School County Chorus, Somerset JH County Chorus festivals and has served as an accompanist for many festivals as well. Mrs. Spiri also directed twelve musical productions at Berlin and directs a youth theater camp in the summer for elementary students. She is also an active musician at her church. She and her husband, Doug, have two daughters Hannah and Olivia, who also love music!