Cheryl McIntyre’s Biography
Cheryl McIntyre has her Master’s in Music Education from Minnesota State University at Mankato and her Bachelor’s Degree in Music and English Education from Northern State University. She has been teaching high school choir at Jamestown High School for the past 22 years. The Jamestown High School Choir was selected as the ND Governor’s Choir in 2009. Mrs. McIntyre was selected as NDMEA’s Music Educator of the Year in 2014. She was awarded Zonta’s Outstanding Women Leader Award in Jamestown this spring. In 2015, Mrs. McIntyre conducted the Northern Ambassadors Choir on their European Tour. She will be conducting the Northern Ambassadors Choir in 2017 also.
Mrs. McIntyre is the All State Music Chair for the state of North Dakota. She is the Children’s Choir Repertoire and Standards Chair for North Dakota ACDA and is currently President Elect for North Dakota ACDA. Mrs. McIntyre has been an adjudicator for regional and state music festivals. She guest directed the ND ACDA Treble Choir at the State Convention. She has helped develop the ND ACDA Show Choir Festival. She serves as a site manager for Surround the State in Song in Jamestown. Her choir performed at the state convention for North Dakota ACDA.
Mrs. McIntyre has taught Middle School Choir and Band at Jamestown Public Schools. Previously, Mrs. McIntyre taught 7-9 Choir and Band at Simmons Middle School in Aberdeen, SD; High School Choir and English at Groton High School; and Elementary Music in Refield, SD. She enjoys teaching students at various levels.
Mrs. McIntyre sees her role as a music instructor to teach students to become independent musicians who will cherish music throughout their lives. She believes in public service and tries to instill this in her own students. Her choirs, show choir, and Blue Jazz (Vocal Jazz) are very active in the community performing for numerous functions throughout the year.
The Jamestown High School Choir is fortunate to have the opportunity to travel. Among their varied performances, they have sung at several Twins games, the United Nations, the State of Liberty, Children’s Hospitals, the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, Valley Fair, at the Intrepid, and at Six Flags.
Mrs. McIntyre and her husband, Mike, direct a summer musical through the Advanced Theatre Arts Program at Jamestown High School. Their most recent productions include Once on Into the Woods, This Island, Shrek, Grease, Cats, Annie, Suessical, Aida, The Sound of Music, and The Music Man. Mike and Cheryl are proud of their three children Anthony, Matthew, and Brittany. Each has been very involved in music in high school and college. Each is involved in either music or education for their careers. Mrs. McIntyre has taught piano at the University of Jamestown.
Jamestown High School Director of Choirs
1509 10th Street Northeast
Jamestown, North Dakota 58401