Courtney Neva is the Head Choral Director at Dripping Springs High School. This is Ms. Neva’s tenth year of teaching, and her second year as a Dripping Springs Tiger! Previously, Ms. Neva taught for five years at East View High School in Georgetown, for two years at Clear Lake High School in the south Houston area, and for one year at Fulmore Middle School in Austin.
Ms. Neva graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Music Education degree and earned her Master of Music in Choral Conducting from Texas State University. Ms. Neva has been involved in numerous choral ensembles and music organizations since grade school. At Baylor, she was a member of the A Cappella Choir (where she also served as social chair and president) and Chamber Singers, as well as an officer in the music fraternity, Mu Phi Epsilon.
Since her graduation, Ms. Neva has performed with the St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church choir, the St. David’s Episcopal Church Choir, the Amphion Youth Choir (where she also served as a section leader and advisory board member), the Life in the City UMC Worship Team, and the Conspirare Symphonic Choir, all located in Austin. She is also a member of such professional organizations as the Texas Music Educators Association and Texas Choral Directors Association.