Ms. Cindy Bauchspies
Director, Women's Glee Club

MS. CINDY BAUCHSPIES, Director of the USNA Women's Glee Club, is an accomplished choral director and singer/songwriter. Since receiving her B.S. from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 1986, she has worked to develop the choral music program at the Annapolis Area Christian High School, where she is in her twenty-first year. In addition to her school activities, Ms. Bauchspies worked for 15 years at Severna Park Evangelical Presbyterian Church directing the adult and children's choir as well as the praise band. She has led workshops in various other churches on sight-reading, worship, and children's music, and has enjoyed guest conducting as well as adjudicating choirs throughout the state of Maryland.

Most recently, she served as vocal coach for the von Trapp Children, the internationally known great-grandchildren of Captain and Maria von Trapp. Ms. Bauchspies is very involved in the Maryland /DC chapter of the American Choral Directors Association, having recently served as its president. She is also a singer/songwriter and has recorded a CD entitled "Peaceable Kingdom."

In 2003, Cindy was the recipient of the Anne Arundel County Cultural Arts Foundation "Annie Award" for Arts Education. She and her husband, Todd, live in Annapolis, Maryland, and enjoy performing together (Todd is an acoustic guitarist) throughout the Delmarva region.