Keisha Hutchins Hirlinger
Music teacher, abington Friends school
Keisha Hutchins Hirlinger has over two decades of experience as a musician. As a vocalist, Ms. Hirlinger has performed with the Philadelphia Singers, and has collaborated with artists as diverse as hip-hop producer Justin Gilmore of KRU records, dance music producer and DJ MacGuyver, New York composer Andrew Shapiro, and New Orleans composer and trumpeter Hannibal Lokumbe. As a music teacher, Ms. Hirlinger has served prestigious institutions such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Settlement Music School, Rita Gold Center for Children and Families, and LiveConnections. Ms. Hirlinger holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Oberlin College, as well as a Master of Arts (Music and Music Education) from Teachers’ College, Columbia University.