Mrs. Caroline Wilson has been the music teacher for pre-kindergarten through grade eight at Our Lady of Grace School for ten years. Prior to taking the position of music teacher at OLG, she volunteered as a school parent to accompany the school's music events for eighteen years. Besides teaching music classes, Mrs. Wilson directs the school chorus, which is comprised of students from the fourth through eighth grades. She trains the student cantors to lead music at the school's weekly Masses as well as their monthly Sunday parish Masses, along with the school chorus. She produces and directs both the school's winter and spring concert programs each year.
Mrs. Wilson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from the University of California at Los Angeles. Her strongest passion has always been with music. She began playing the piano when she was seven years old. While in high school Mrs. Wilson participated in the school choir, orchestra (playing the string bass), and marching band (playing the glockenspiel). At UCLA she studied jazz, music theory, and sang with the school performance choir.
In 1992 Mrs. Wilson became involved in the music ministry at Our Lady of Grace parish. Her passion for contemporary Christian music was born during that time, and she and her husband served as music ministers for the parish youth program for several years. She has also worked with some of the most well known Catholic recording artists and liturgical music ministers, including Matt Maher and Tom Booth. After staying at home to raise her four children (who have all graduated from Our Lady of Grace School), Mrs. Wilson was offered the music teaching position in 2008. She excitedly accepted the offer, ready to share her passion for Christian music with the children. She continues to feel blessed to have such an amazing job teaching music to children. Everyone is always invited to attend the Wednesday morning school Masses at 8:00 a.m. to hear the children sing their beautiful praise to God.