Ms. Elizabeth James is the Director of Choral Activities at Whiteland Community High School. She is a graduate of Michigan State University where she earned her degrees in both Music Education and Vocal Performance. While a student at Michigan State, she performed various opera/musical theater roles in the MSU Opera Theater productions and local professional theaters, as well as interned as a student director with the MSU Children's Choir. After college, she moved back to Indianapolis and began teaching at Center Grove Middle School North. While at CGMSN, she co-directed 7 choral ensembles as well as directed the Drama Club. Outside of school, you can find her playing with her dog, Dixie and spending time with her fiancé, Scott. She is looking forward to returning to her hometown of Whiteland, IN, and getting to know her new team of coworkers and more importantly, her new group of students!
Mr. Stephen Brandt is the Assistant Director of Choral Activities at Whiteland Community High School. Before moving to Indiana, he lived in Iowa where he was the director at Waukee High School. While at Waukee, Mr. Brandt led the show and concert choirs to multiple grand championships and division 1 marks. When he is not directing, Mr. Brandt loves to cheer on the Iowa State Cyclones both in football and basketball, and the Atlanta Braves. He graduated in 2014 with a B.M.E from Drake University in Des Moines, IA.