Area 8A Information


February 24, 2018

Charlestown High School
1 Pirate Pl
Charlestown, IN 47111


Site Coordinators

Elementary School Coordinator
Tatiana Romanko

Middle School Coordinator
Lauren Zurlage



Elementary Clinician
Dr. Bradley Almquist

Elementary Accompanist
Christine Lady

Middle School Clinician
Dr. Don Ester

Don is a professor of choral music education at Ball State University. Over the years he has conducted all-state children’s choirs in Indiana, South Dakota, Colorado and Florida. In 1998 he received the Ball State University Excellence of Teaching Award, in 2006 the Indiana Outstanding University Music Educator of the Year award, and in 2011 the Ball State University Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor award. He received his MM at Southern Methodist University and his PhD from the University of Nebraska.

Middle School Accompanist