Shealan Bahr – Director, Touring Choir

Touring Choir Director

Shealan Bahr has been Director of La Crosse Girlchoir since 2007 and was the Assistant Director for 5 years before that. She is currently the Music Director at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Onalaska, WI and teaches music at Crucifixion School in La Crescent, MN. Mrs. Bahr also performs around the Coulee Region as a vocalist and pianist. She holds a degree from Viterbo University in Vocal Performance.

Shane Drey – Assistant Director, Concert Choir 

Concert Choir Director

Shane Drey joined the La Crosse Girlchoir as Assistant Director in 2013. Since graduating from North Central College with a degree in Vocal Music Education
she has taught music K through 12th grade in Wisconsin and Colorado. She was a public educator for 15 years and now performs locally and teaches private students in the Sparta and La Crosse area.

Cara Balmer, Accompanist

Jenny Getter, Choir Office Manager


Jenny is the mom of four children and has been involved in La Crosse Girlchoir for the past seven years when her two oldest daughters became part of the choir. Jenny has a Masters Degree in Education and is currently the Life Skills and Skills Enrichment Supervisor at VARC, Inc. in Viroqua.