Conductor Andre Heywood

Going into his second year as conductor of NCYC, André Heywood has been director of The Saint John's Boys Choir since 2007, conductor of the Saint John's Abbey Schola (monastic choir), Liturgical Music Director at Saint John's Preparatory School, and conductor of the All College Choir of Saint John's University and College of Saint Benedict. In 2013 he was named Outstanding Young Director of the Year by the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota.

"I have always been moved by the enthusiasm, dedication, faith, and positive spirit of these [NCYC] talented young singers. It is truly a great honor for me to work with these young people, and I look forward to my time with them this summer."