Columbia Choirs of Metropolitan Seattle



Kathryn Daines

Choir Administrator

Kathryn Daines has been singing since the age of 11 and with Columbia Choirs for over twenty years.  She graduated from Western Washington University with a B.A. in Music with a vocal focus. She is a member of the Concord Chamber Choir and formerly sang with the Con Brio Women’s Choir. Kathryn works as a senior legal assistant and executive administrator for Data I/O Corporation in Redmond. She lives in Mill Creek with her husband, Ben and two young singers, Ellie and Keira. Kathryn has been on the Columbia Choirs staff since 2011.

Timothy Little Trần

Marketing and Development Manager

Timothy Little Trần is a singer/songwriter, conductor, church music minister, and educator. Currently he is the Choral Administration Assistant and Graduate Conductor for Chamber Singers at the University of Washington. Timothy also is the Director of Creative & Worship Arts at Lake Washington United Methodist Church and Marketing Assistant for the UW School of Music.

Timothy’s most recent appointment was the Executive Director of Performing Arts and Professor of Choral Music at Notre Dame-Ohio. While at Notre Dame, he shaped the department into dynamic performing divisions of music, theatre, and dance, as well as created majors in music entrepreneurship and theatre entrepreneurship.

Prior to Notre Dame, Timothy was the Coordinator of Arts in Residences and Area Coordinator for the Senior Experience at Oberlin Conservatory and the Resident Director at the School of Creative and Performing Arts-Manhattan [SOCAPA], where he was one of the founding members of the Music Program. He has also held positions in Student Life & Development at Interlochen Arts Academy and The Shenandoah Conservatory. In addition to Student Life & Development, Timothy has worked in Arts Marketing & Communications at the Shenandoah Conservatory and Louisiana State University, where he also was a photographer for LSU Football and the LSU Tiger Marching Band.

Timothy is ABD (all but dissertation) at the University of Washington for the Doctor of Music Arts degree in Choral Conducting. He  holds a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting & Literature from Louisiana State University and a Bachelor of Music degree with Vocal and Music Education studies from The Shenandoah Conservatory.

Timothy is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity and is passionate about LSU Football; his nephews and nieces; and using the arts as a medium to support students academically, artistically, and socially.