Tonya Hylton, Instructional Supervisor & Choral Specialist, is a vocalist and educator with a passion for choral conducting and choral music. Tonya holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Hampton University in Hampton, VA, and Master of Arts in Teaching K-12 Choral and General Music from the University of Southern California. She finished her Master of Music Degree in Choral Conducting from California State University-Los Angeles, where she researched the performance practice essentials that are consistent throughout the history of the spiritual, and the significant historical events that solidified it as a choral art form.
Prior to joining ETM-LA, Ms. Hylton was a general music teacher at Echo Horizon School, a school that services and mainstreams DH/H children. She most recently served as the K-8 General Music Teacher and Choral Director at St. Bernardine of Siena School in Woodland Hills, CA. She is both honored and humbled to be a part of ETM-LA in their mission to make music accessible to students of all backgrounds.