Holly Beck, a native of Miami, Florida, has been director of choral music at Horn Lake High School since 2006. Prior to teaching at Horn Lake High, she taught music for four years at Walls Elementary, and choral music for five years at Horn Lake Middle. During the 2013-2014 school year she took over the choral duties at both Horn Lake Middle and Horn Lake High. During the 2014-2015 school year the co-director position was created and team teaching began. She graduated in 1996 with a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Lee University, Cleveland, TN and in 2008 with a Masters Degree in Music Education from the Florida State University. During her time at FSU she had the opportunity to study at the Tallahassee campus with Dr. Judy Bowers and Dr. Kevin Fenton and at the London campus with Dr. Cliff Madsen and Dr. Andre’ Thomas. She has served as the Mississippi District II Chair at both the middle school and high school levels and as the MHSAA choral secretary for the state of Mississippi. She is a former member of the board of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Choral Director's Association (ACDA) as the Repertoire & Standards Chair for Womens Choirs; a position that included serving as All-State Womens Honor Choir Chair. Holly resides in Olive Branch with her precious 'children' - Mary the cat and Phoebe the dog.
Mr. Kashaun Wortham's bio & photo will be up soon. We are excited to have Mr. Wortham joining the HL Choir family!