Sean Kane is currently the director of choirs at Timberline High School in Boise, ID. From 2008-2015 he served as director of choirs at Gonzaga Preparatory High School in Spokane, WA. Choirs under his direction have been invited to State ACDA and NAfME convention performances, and are regular recipients of awards and superior ratings at local and regional festivals. His program received the “Outstanding Choral Department” award from CBC’s Jazz Unlimited festival in 2010, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Choirs under his direction have performed across the United States – from St. John the Divine in New York City, to The Los Angeles Cathedral, to the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. They were most recently invited to perform a set at the University of Washington 2019 Fall Concert.
Sean has been an active member of ACDA his entire career, both in Washington State and in Idaho. He is currently the ID-ACDA Repertory R&S Coordinator and was named the ID-ACDA 2019 “Conductor of the Year”. He has been a solo and ensemble judge, festival judge, and was the guest clinician for the Canyon County Honor Choir in 2019. As a vocalist, Sean has sung with the Spokane Choral Artists and with the Northwest Bach Festival.
Sean has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music (and Biology) from Gonzaga University and a Masters in Education from Montana State University. He is the proud father of three children: Melia, Corinne, and Samuel.