Megan Siebert is the choral director at Chisholm Middle School and the new Artistic Director of NCCC. She grew up in Topeka, KS, and attended Bethel College in North Newton where she graduated with a B.A. in Music/Education in 2014. Before beginning her teaching career this year at Chisholm MS, she worked for a year each with Mennonite Central Committee in Bolivia (S. America) and Senseney Music Inc in Wichita. Ms. Siebert is a third generation music educator, and her grandmother Norma Preheim founded Newton Community Children’s Choir in 1990. Megan lives in Newton with her husband Andrew Voth and their two cats, Earl and Ginny.
Melody Wiens Bontrager is a graduate of Bethel College where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and a minor in Music. She is a member of the Kansas Music Teachers Association as well as the Newton Music Teachers Association. Currently, Melody works as a registered nurse at Newton Medical Center. In addition, she enjoys performing and accompanying. Melody resides in North Newton with her husband, Greg, and is mother to three children: Marissa (son-in-law Nathan), Shawn, and Seth.