Joan Hatley, Director of the Academy Cherubs and Academy Choraliers, began directing our youngest singers in the Fall of 2006. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from the University of Oklahoma. Joanie is currently the accompanist for the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus, the Tulsa Children's Chorus, and the Boston Avenue Chapel Choir. She has performed piano concerts throughout the Midwest and has served as pianist for the Tulsa Opera, the Oklahoma All-State Chorus, the Crescendo Music Awards, and the Tulsa Performing Arts Center's Brown Bag It recital series. She is the music teacher at Eisenhower International School at Nimitz.