Dr. Judith Durocher-Sidlowski
Dr. Judith Durocher-Sidlowski has been honing her craft and career as a choral director and music educator for 35 years. With a reputation for excellence, Dr. Durocher-Sidlowski brings to her teaching a unique combination of counseling, musical and performance skills. She holds a Masters degree in Vocal Performance from Bradley University and a second Masters in Counseling from Arizona State University. She completed her Ph.D. in Choral Music Education from the University of Arizona. Before pursuing her doctoral degree, Dr. Durocher-Sidlowski developed two of Arizona’s choral and show choir programs at Horizon High School and Pinnacle High School in the Paradise Valley School District. Dr. Durocher-Sidlowski retired from Scottsdale Community College. She has sung professionally with the nationally renowned Phoenix Chorale and is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, NATS, The American Choral Directors Association, ACDA, the Arizona Music Educators Association, AMEA, and Arizona Choral Educators, ACE. She served on the State Department of Education Committee to re-write the Music Education Standards, and served as the Vice President of the Paradise Valley Alliance for Arts in Education, a district-wide booster organization to support the arts. During the spring of 2012, Dr. Durocher-Sidlowski taught at Oberlin Conservatory as a sabbatical replacement in the Music Education division. Currently, Dr. Durocher-Sidlowski maintains a private voice studio in Scottsdale, Arizona and Three Lakes, Wisconsin. Dr. Durocher-Sidlowski presently gives private voice lessons at the Wausau Conservatory of Music. She is thrilled to serve as the Music Director for Wausau Pro Musica.
Tatiana Woller joined Wausau Pro Musica in 2016 in the role of accompanist. Tatiana was born and raised in Russia and received her training there. She attended music school for seven years before she matriculated at Smolensk State Music College, graduating with a Bachelors' Degree in Music. She began teaching piano in the music school while simultaneously starting her Masters Degree at the acclaimed Moscow State Art and Culture University. Tatiana moved to the United States and sought out accompanying positions at the UW Stevens Point, The Wausau Conservatory of Music and area churches. Tatiana is also an accomplished artist working in the mediums of photography, painting, and beaded and crocheted jewelry.