Monika Turner-Beale/Choir Director

directorMonika Turner-Beale grew up in the Fredericksburg area where she started playing the clarinet in middle school and continued her studies throughout high school and college. She then went on to receive a B.A. in music from the University of Mary Washington. While there she participated in the clarinet ensemble, sang in the MWC chorus, and studied both choral and orchestral conducting. Monika sang as a member of the Maranatha Touring Choir throughout high school and college and later with The Chamber Chorale of Fredericksburg. She also taught at H.H. Poole Middle School where she was an assistant band director for 5 years. Monika currently enjoys singing in her church choir, teaching private clarinet and oboe at Forte Music Studios, and directing the Maranatha Gospel Choir.