Coro Angeli Conductor
Kevin Meidl is director of choirs and music department chair at Appleton West High School. He has taught junior high school and high school choral music in Appleton for the past thirty-five years. In addition, he is the artistic director and principal conductor with the Appleton Boychoir… a treble choir of young boys currently celebrating their thirty-ninth season.
In 2006 Meidl co-founded the Badger State Girl Choir in partnership with the Valley Academy for the Arts in Neenah, Wisconsin. As conductor and artistic director of this ensemble, he leads elementary, middle and high school girls in a diverse performance-based program inclusive of both music and dance.
Prima Choir Conductor
Vivace Choir Conductor
Autumn Meyers is in her ninth season as a conductor with the Badger State Girl Choir.
Hailing from Neenah, Wisconsin, Mrs. Meyers is a 2004 graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point. She received a Bachelor of Music in choral music and general music. After leaving Stevens Point, she taught for the Green Bay Area School District as an elementary general music specialist and for the Rosendale Brandon School District, where she was responsible for the secondary choral music program.
Mrs. Meyers is in her ninth year with the Appleton Area School District. She teaches Women’s Choir, Prima Voce, and Vocal Artists at Appleton West High School, as well as choral music at Wilson Middle School.
Amabile Choir Conductor
Anna Van Eperen is in her fourth year as Choral Director at St. Francis Xavier High School in Appleton. Previously, she taught choral and general music at St. Francis Xavier Middle School for one year. In 2013, Van Eperen graduated summa cum laude from St. Norbert College with a degree in Choral and General Music Education. She is also a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda music honor society for excellence in music studies. While at St. Norbert, Van Eperen was an active member of many music ensembles, most notably the St. Norbert Abbey Singers, St. Norbert Chamber Singers, and the Knights on Broadway. She was an accompanist for several vocal and instrumental music students, as well as the Men’s Choir. She served as the president of St. Norbert’s chapter of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).
An Appleton native and alumna of Appleton East High School, Van Eperen frequently appears an an accompanist and vocal soloist. She also teaches private voice lessons and is a member of the National Association for Music Education.
Director of Music Education
Instructor of Voice and Music Literacy
Eric Britz is in his 5th year of teaching Choral and General Music at Webster Stanley Middle and Elementary School in the Oshkosh Area School District. He graduated in 2013 from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a Bachelors of Music Degree in Choral and General Music Education. In college he was a member of the UW Concert Choir and held an undergraduate internship with the University Chorus. He was also the music director and arranger for an a cappella group which received 2nd place honors in a national competition in 2013 under his direction.
A native of Appleton, Mr. Britz is a graduate of Appleton West High School and an alumnus of the Appleton Boychoir. He is also a member of the American Choral Directors Association.
Badger State Girl Choir
Audrey Moore is a classical flutist, church musician and private teacher in the Fox Valley. She currently teaches flute at both Neenah High School and West High School as well as at her home studio in Appleton. Mrs. Moore is also the Director of the Music Scholars Institute at West High School. She enjoys performing with a variety of groups including the Wisconsin Symphonic Winds, Fox Valley Flute Choir and the Appleton Boy Choir.
Mrs. Moore has a Bachelors of Music degree in Flute Performance from Millikin University and a Masters degree in Flute Performance from The University of Texas at Austin. She has studied with Debbie Eddy, Mary Ellen Poole, Fritz Kraber and Jacqueline Hofto.