Master Director Mary Ann Wydra
Mary Ann Wydra is Master Director of the Alamo Metro Chorus in San Antonio, TX, where she has been directing since it chartered in 1988. The Alamo Metro Chorus is a nine-time Regional Champion Chorus and has competed 12 times at the international level. Mary Ann has won Regional Quartet Championships in three different voice parts. One of her quartets, the Chrystal-Aires, were 4th and 5th place International Medalists.
Mary Ann was inducted into the Sweet Adelines International (SAI) Region 10 Hall of Fame in 2013. She is a Certified Music Arranger and SAI has published some of her arrangements, including The Winner's Song and They Never Told Me, both of which she composed and arranged. Mary Ann was previously a Certified Music Judge and has served on panels throughout the US as well as in Canada, England, Sweden, New Zealand and Australia. She was one of the music judges at the International Chorus Competition in Las Vegas in 2015. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, she has lived in San Antonio since 1988 and is mother to four grown children and has eight grandchildren.