Susan K. Horst joined TTCC as co-conductor in 2007, upon completing a Master of Music in choral conducting at University of Nevada, Reno. Ms. Horst hails from Juneau, Alaska where she held both instrumental and choral positions in the Juneau schools. She was a frequent artistic director and workshop conductor with the Juneau Lyric Opera and the University of Alaska Southeast. Ms. Horst was also a national consultant for Yamaha Music where she trained teachers on Yamaha's Music in Education Technology Assisted Music Program (MIE) and developed curriculum. Ms. Horst received her Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Music Education from Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado. Ms. Horst is also conductor of the Truckee Tahoe Youth Chorus; operates a private voice and piano studio in Truckee; sings with TOCCATA and the Reno Philharmonic Chorus; and serves on the Board of Directors of the Tahoe Regional Arts Foundation.