Jenilyn Roether is the voice instructor & director of choral activities at Illinois Valley Community College.
Mrs. Roether holds a Bachelor of Music Education, specializing in voice, from Illinois Wesleyan University where she studied under Bridget Rose. After seven years of teaching music to students from preK to high school, she made the decision to return to college and pursue a Master of Music from Northern Illinois University, specializing in music education and voice. While there, she studied voice with Myron Myers and conducting with Dr. Eric Johnson.
Mrs. Roether currently sings with Cor Cantiamo, a professional choir directed by Dr. Eric Johnson based in DeKalb, IL. While singing with Cor Cantiamo, she has been fortunate to record four CDs as well as collaborate with many contemporary choral composers. She has sung with Canterbury Singers, a professional choir based in Dixon, IL. She is the director of the Illinois Valley Youth Choir, a community choir for students in grades 3-8. In addition to the choirs, she has an active private voice studio at Music Suite 408 in Peru, IL. This past fall, she made her debut as soprano soloist for the Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra.