Mrs. Neary  was born and raised in Portland, Oregon where she attended St. Ignatius and St. Mary's
Academy. She graduated from Gonzaga University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal 
and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, as well as a certification in Elementary Education and a
minor in Conducting. 
Mrs. Neary received a Masters in Choral Conducting from Portland State University in 2014 and since 
then, has conducted elementary, middle school, high school, collegiate, and adult choirs. She has been 
teaching Music in the Archdiocese of Portland for eleven years. 
Mrs. Neary lives in Tualatin with her husband and four kids. 

In Music class, Mrs. Neary loves to teach students in all grade levels how to read music, understand
music history and use their knowledge of Music Theory and History to ecplore all kinds of new music
and performance opportunities. Mrs. Neary is excited to be making music withteh students of St. Francis!