Sarah Catt serves as the Director of Choral Activities at Elmhurst University. Prior to her appointment at Elmhurst, she taught at Elk Grove High School (Elk Grove Village, IL) and Crone Middle School (Naperville, IL). She received her Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), her Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University Chicago, and her Master of Music Education degree from UIUC.
Catt has served as guest conductor for various Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) Junior Choruses, ILMEA Senior Choruses, ILMEA Vocal Jazz Ensembles, the UIUC Illinois Summer Youth Music Junior Chorus, and other school music festivals. In 2015, she received an Award of Recognition from the Illinois State Board of Education in the “Those Who Excel” education awards program.
Mrs. Catt is an active member of the Illinois Music Education Association, the National Association for Music Education, and the American Choral Directors Association, where she served on the board. Outside of her musical endeavors, Mrs. Catt enjoys spending time with her husband, Brandon, the Student Engagement Coordinator and Fine Arts Department Chair at Glenbard East High School, and their spunky, adventurous and inspiring daughter, Amelia.