Amy Sprague Moir studied piano and voice at James Madison University where she graduatedMagna Cum Laude in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in music education. In 2008, shegraduated with a Master of Music Education from Florida State University where she focusedher research on adolescent changing voices. She has completed 18 years of music teaching forFairfax 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. From2004-2016, she was the choral director at Rachel Carson Middle School in Herndon, VA. From2013-2016, she served as Fine and Performing Arts Department Chair. During her tenure atRachel Carson Middle School, the choir program continually served over 200 students in fivedifferent ensembles. While teaching there, the ensembles consistently received superior ratingsat adjudicated festivals and district assessment. Students annually represented the School at AllVirginia Middle School Honor Choirs, Southern Division Honor Choirs, and National HonorChoirs. The Advanced Women’s Chorus was selected for performance at the Virginia MusicEducators Conference 2008. Starting in the fall of 2016, she began a new professionaladventure as Associate Choral Director, Guitar Instructor, and Tri-M Music Honor SocietyAdvisor at W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax, VA. This year, her focus will be primarily withthe W.T. Woodson Choirs and the Tri-M Music Honor Society.
Amy Moir served as the conductor of the Junior Choir at Vienna Presbyterian Church and as anaccompanist for the Youth Choirs. In addition to her teaching obligations at Woodson, shecurrently works as a piano accompanist for local choirs and musicians throughout the area. She actively sings with Voce Chamber Singers and performs as a soprano soloist throughout thearea. Mrs. Moir works as a clinician, conductor, accompanist, and adjudicator on the state anddistrict level for choral music.
Mrs. Moir served as Fairfax County Choral Directors Association Treasurer from 2005-2011.From 2014-2016 she served as coordinator of the All Virginia Middle School Honor Choirssponsored by Virginia ACDA. She currently serves as the President-Elect of the VirginiaChapter of the American Choral Directors Association. She is a member of the Virginia MusicEducators Association and enjoys attending conferences to connect with colleagues, refreshinstructional strategies, and learn new material. When not pursuing music, she spends her timewith her twin boys, daughter, husband, and two dogs.