Faculty

Lindsay Hein is the Choral Director at Wood Middle School and Rockville High School.  Currently at Rockville, Ms. Hein teaches piano, guitar and chorus and she teaches a Concert Choir and Advanced Chorus at Wood.  Ms. Hein has taught vocal and general music for the entirety of her teaching career in Montgomery County Public Schools. She has taught in elementary, middle and high school, and a learning center for non-diploma bound students.

 
Ms. Hein grew up in Germantown, Md. She is a product of Montgomery County Public Schools. Her early training began at the age of 14 with Lou Natale, who taught her Jazz vocal techniques. She then went on to the University of Maryland. She studied with Martha Lee Randall, renowned for her expertise in vocal pedagogy.  Ms. Hein graduated from the University of Maryland in 2009 and began her career in Montgomery County. She began pursuing a masters through Hood College in Educational Leadership in 2012 and graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Ms. Hein’s choirs have performed around the state at a multitude of venues. She began an elementary school rock band program at Luxmanor Elementary School along with a show choir. She also sponsored a student run musical and assisted in developing an Opera, written, composed and performed by elementary students. She developed a vocal coaching program at Rock Terrace High School and has sent numerous students to perform with honor’s ensembles. She has directed the University of Maryland ROTC choir and directed the Shady Grove Presbyterian Church Children’s Choir. Ms. Hein has begun a chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society here at Rockville HS. 

Ms. Hein has performed both as a soloist and ensemble singer for a number of years. Ms. Hein currently performs with the Maryland Choral Director’s chorus and is a member of her church’s praise team. She has conducted both adult and children’s choirs throughout the area. Ms. Hein co-developed, alongside Katherine Murphy and Cheryl Smoker-Arellano, the new Blues Curriculum and Strathmore Concert Program for current 5th Graders in MCPS. She was also project lead for the 2014 Summer Summit, developing new curriculum resources for the Elementary Integrated Curriculum. In 2015, she presented Exposing Student Creativity in the Arts, and Using Arts to Develop Meaning at the College and Career Readiness Conferences for the Maryland State Department of Education. 

Ms. Hein’s professional affiliations include the NaFME, MMEA, NEA, MCEA, ACDA, and Phi Kappa Phi.