Biography

A third-generation music educator, Caron holds a D.M.A. (Choral Conducting) from the University of Toronto, an M.M. (Choral Conducting) and M.A. (Vocal Pedagogy) from The Ohio State University, an Artist Diploma (Voice) and B.M. (Music Education) from Western University, and an A.R.C.T (Voice) from the Royal Conservatory of Canada. 

Caron currently serves as President of the American Choral Directors Association of Pennsylvania. In this role, she has spearheaded online offerings during the COVID-19 pandemic, prioritized diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and streamlined state-wide communications and board governance structures.

Caron is a certified Dalcroze Eurhythmics teacher and frequently lectures on the sound-gesture relationship in conductor education. She is published in Anacrusis, Canadian Music Educator, Research Memorandum Series of Chorus America, Teaching Music through Performance in Choir Vol. 4 and Vol. 5Choral Journal, Journal of Singing and The Choral Scholar. She is currently developing a book-length project on the applications of Dalcroze Eurhythmics to conductor score study, rehearsal technique, and gestural language.

Conducting Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in a concert entitled “Stranger to Neighbor” in 2019.