Andrea Hilliard was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia. She grew up singing and playing music instruments for children’s ensembles. Andrea graduated from the University of Indonesia with a degree in French Language and subsequently studied music at Singapore Bible College, majoring in Voice. After coming to California in 2004, she pursued a Master of Music in Vocal Performance degree at Azusa Pacific University. Andrea joined KidSingers in the summer 2017 as Associate Conductor. Besides teaching at KidSingers, she is active as a professional singer with groups in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and as a soloist, adjudicating and giving training to church choirs. Andrea has taught piano and voice lessons and has directed many choirs of varying ages in churches and other locations. Andrea and her husband Don live in Anaheim with their feline boys, Dell and Taylor.
Dennis serves actively as a musician and teacher throughout Southern California. Dennis directed the Act 2 choir with KidSingers for the 2014-2016 seasons, and returned in 2019 to rejoin the KidSingers team. Dennis received his BM in Music Education, with Choral/Vocal and Piano emphases, from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSU Long Beach, as well as a BA in Theater Arts, and California teaching credentials in Music and Theater Arts. Dennis received his Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis in Social Justice and Equity from CSU, Fresno, and presently attends CSU, Channel Islands, working on his Doctorate in Educational Leadership.
A previous KidSinger came back to help intern due to her love of the program. Guadalupe helps our soprano and alto section in the main choir and Act 2, In addition to this she is also the choreographer for MasterClass.