Judy Crandall has been a music educator in the public schools for over three decades. She has a Bachelor of Music Education and Performance Degree, and a Master of Music Degree. She began her teaching career in Maple Heights before becoming the director of the Olmsted Falls Middle School choral program. Over the next nineteen years, she taught students in the building which is now the Olmsted Falls Police Station and Community Center. She then took over the High School choral program where she directs the Chorale, Treble Choir, Concert Choir, Mens Ensemble, and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Choirs under her direction have earned consistent high ratings at district and state level adjudicated events and several groups have been invited to perform at state music education conventions. She is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, the International Association of Jazz Educators and the Ohio Music Educators Association, and serves as an adjudicator for OMEA. She is listed in “Who’s Who of American Teachers.” Judy serves as Music Education Administrator, Mainstage Music Director, and Music Instructor for OPA. Her favorite thing about teaching and directing is sharing her life gift of music and watching students and cast members surpass their personal best time after time after time.