Staff and Board

Megan Booth

Music Director

A passionate choral clinician and educator, Megan Callaghan Booth holds a Bachelor of Musical Arts from Pacific Lutheran University, and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from Central Washington University. Megan is currently the Director of Choral Activities at Silas High school and cherishes her time as the Artistic Director with the Endolyne Choirs.

Before teaching at Silas, Megan was Director of Choral Activities at Bethel High School from 2016-2021. In 2019, she joined the Seattle Symphony and served as the music director of the Symphony’s first Community Youth Chorus. 

Megan believes youth have exceptional ability and can create artful and riveting performances. She cares deeply about bringing out each student’s inherent potential and brings true energy and joy to each rehearsal. 

A Northwest native, Megan loves spending time on the water with her husband Sam and their dog Amigo. She also enjoys running, embarking on ambitious DIY projects, and all things creative.

Maya Adams

Staff Instructor

Maya Adams earned her Bachelor’s in Music Education from Pacific Lutheran University. During her time at PLU, Ms. Adams performed with Chorale and Choir of the West, and conducted Knight’s Chorus, the university’s tenor/bass ensemble. She is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association and serves as student representative for the Northwest region.

Maya is passionate about nurturing lifelong involvement in choral music and creating a rehearsal environment that provides a safe and welcoming space for all singers.

Outside of choir, Maya enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her pets. She also loves cooking, baking, and watching anything on Food Network

ECC Board of Directors

President: Kathleen Lonergan

Kathleen has served as ECC’s President since 2019. To this role, she brings her passion for music education, her professional background in personal coaching and event planning, and her 25 years of experience serving on a variety of nonprofit boards. She is committed to the long-term health and success of ECC, and is thrilled to work with such an amazing and dedicated group of Board members, as well as ECC’s incredibly talented staff.

Kathleen’s two daughters have sung in ECC for a combined total of 18 years. Her oldest was the first singer to go all the way through ECC, from kindergarten to high school graduation! Kathleen played the violin and sang in choir as a child and young adult, and now enjoys singing loudly when driving alone.

Vice President: Open position (Interested? Email us!)

Secretary: Alex Stahl

Alex Stahl received his degree in Music Education from Pacific Lutheran University, and teaches choir at Peninsula High School. Alex is a PNW native, having grown up right here in Washington State in University Place.

When Alex isn’t busy teaching, he can be found cooking/ baking something delicious, or hanging out with friends and family.

Alex was elected Board Secretary in the fall of 2021. He is excited to be a part of the ECC family again, after helping last spring as a staff instructor!

Treasurer: Nate Miller

Nate Miller grew up in Northern California, and has lived in his adopted home of Seattle for the last 17 years. As a child he played various brass instruments, but always wished he could sing.

Nate has been involved with Endolyne since his daughter started in Debut in 2016.

Nate is a mathematician by training, and a product manager in his day job. He has been putting his numerical talents to use as the Treasurer for ECC for the past 4 years.

Marketing Chair: Brandon Sparks

Brandon spent six years in choir through middle and high school, and now has two girls who love singing and musical theater. A native of Olympia, he moved to West Seattle in 2016, and his daughters began singing with ECC shortly thereafter.

Brandon is the Founder and General Manager of the Oly Town Artesians semi-pro soccer team in Olympia, is the play-by-play voice of the Tacoma Stars indoor soccer team, and has broadcast Shelton football games and Saint Martin’s basketball games. He is also a freelance graphics designer and social media manager.

Event Chair: Jill Amsberry

Jill grew up in rural Iowa in a musical family. She participated in band and vocal groups throughout high school and beyond. She was thrilled to find ECC to pass on quality musical education to her two kids. In her free time, Jill enjoys sewing and working to improve her piano-playing skills.

Registration Chair: Jessica Losey

Jessica grew up in a military household and moved around the world, finally settling in Bremerton when she was 14. She tried to learn guitar as a young teenager, but it never stuck; she soon discovered her talents lay in writing and in other artistic endeavors.

When Jessica discovered ECC, she jumped on the chance to give her daughter a head start in music education. Jessica sees her ECC Board membership as a positive way to help the community, as well as an opportunity to model the spirit of volunteerism for her daughter,

Parent Liason: Ingrid Grosz

Ingrid is a native of New York State, happily transplanted in Seattle, where she works as an Occupational Therapist at Swedish Medical Center. She played the flute all through her childhood.  She developed a great appreciation for music from her parents, who brought her to every opera or ballet they could, and from her husband, an avid fan of all genres of music. Naturally, bringing music into her home was very important: her daughter has been a part of ECC since pre-K, where she has flourished into a passionate performer.  Ingrid became a board member in 2021.

Fundraising Chair: Open position (Interested? Email us!)

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