Micaëla Larsen Brown grew up singing…in India and then Denver and Brighton, Colorado. She graduated from Univ. of Sioux Falls with degrees in Music and Speech & Theater, and then lived in France for two years. She subsequently sang several concerts in France. She has sung with the Colorado Chorale, served as staff singer at Central Presbyterian Church and at St. John’s Cathedral. She is currently a staff singer at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and has sung with St. Martin’s Chamber Choir since 2006. Micaëla was an elementary music teacher for 25 years. She retired from full-time teaching to pursue several mini-careers: teaching voice lessons, sewing, singing, and substitute teaching. Micaëla also volunteers as a music therapist, singing for care centers and hospice. She has received the Rotary Teacher of the Year award and Outstanding Alumni Award from Univ. of Sioux Falls. Micaëla and her husband, Jack golf, travel, raise rescue critters, and work to promote community and hospitality.