Erika McCauley

Founder, Artistic Director
Associate Director

Erika McCauley is founder and artistic director of Cantus Youth Choirs, a nonprofit community choir program for Idaho’s Treasure Valley youth. She is a talented individual with an unrivaled passion for working with young people. Mrs. McCauley taught in the Salem-Keizer …

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Keith McCauley

Vice President, Board of Directors
Associate Director

Keith McCauley is co-founder, Vice President and Associate Director of Cantus Youth Choirs, a non-profit community choir in the Boise, Idaho area. McCauley co-founded Cantus with his wife, Erika, and Melody Paskett. McCauley has been directing choirs at Cantus since 2012 …

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Melody Paskett

Secretary, Board of Directors
Emeritus Director

Melody Paskett earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music, with Choral Education emphasis, and a minor in Japanese from Brigham Young University. Mrs. Paskett has enjoyed performing all of her life, dancing and singing from a young age in numerous musical theater …

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Brandi Cook

Associate Director

Brandi Cook has a bachelor’s degree in Choral Music Education from Utah State University. Following college she was hired at Kuna High School, near Boise Idaho, where she built a program and taught for 10 years. Mrs. Cook’s Women’s Choir was the selected …

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Krista Carroll

Associate Director

Mrs. Carroll’s passion for music was driven from a young age. She made her first singing debut at the age of 5 as a soloist in front of an audience of hundreds and loved every minute of it. This set the stage for a lifelong love of music. She has …

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Annie Roberts

Associate Director of VoiceOver

Annie Roberts it excited to be back with Cantus Youth Choirs where she served the first three seasons on the board of directors and helped launch VoiceOver with Keith McCauley. Mrs. Roberts graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science degree …

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Cara Stewart

Associate Director

Born with a passion for all things music, Cara Stewart has spent her life enthusiastically participating in the performing arts. She began studying piano, dance and voice at a young age and was fortunate to have many opportunities to cultivate a love of performing …

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Josh Starita

Associate Director of VoiceOver

Beatboxer, vocalist, and arranger Josh Starita is proud to present this Beatboxing masterclass. Mr. Starita has loved a cappella music and vocal percussion since he was just 10 years old when his family bought a couple of BYU Vocal Point CDs that they listened to while doing Saturday chores …

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