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Katie OHara LaBrie

Katie OHara LaBrie

Katie O’Hara LaBrie is a conductor, composer, clinician & cellist from Northern Virginia. As a music educator, she has taught all levels of orchestra in Fairfax County over the past 15 years and is currently the orchestra director at Luther Jackson Middle School in Falls Church, VA. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from St. Olaf College, where she studied under Steve Amundson, and Masters of Music in Instrumental Conducting from George Mason University, where she studied with Anthony Maiello.

In addition to her love of teaching, Mrs. LaBrie is a published composer and arranger as well as an active guest conductor, adjudicator, and clinician. She enjoys sharing her passion for music with others and teaching students how to practice with purpose. Mrs. LaBrie is the founding conductor of the Fairfax Chamber Players and founding codirector of the Stallion Summer Strings Camp. She lives in Fairfax, VA with her husband Joe who is a middle school band director, and their budding musician, Liam.

Explore Publications by Katie OHara LaBrie

Fortify Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1884
Calm and Bright Silent NightString OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2.5ST6504
Pride of the Highlands String OrchestraFJH String Orchestra3.5ST6533
To B, or Not to B? String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2.5ST6542
Shadow Defenders String OrchestraFJH String Orchestra3ST6552