St. Timothy on the Northshore
Friday, August 23, 2019

Youth Choir




Candy Foster
Candy Cook Foster is the director of youth music and an acommpianist for the adult choir at St Timothy.  Candy grew up in Mandeville and has directed choirs and accompanied in several churches in this area.  Candy has a BA (1986) from the University of New Orleans and a Master's degree in Church Music (1990) from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  Candy and her husband, Ed, were married in 1991 and have two children, Abigail (11) and Joshua (6).  They live in north St. Tammany on a farm where they raise meat and dairy goats, rabbits, chickens, sheep, and  pigeons.  Abigail has two horses that round out the menagerie.

Candy directs the Youth Chorale which meets on Wednesday evening.  She and Chad Haddad direct the youth choir which rehearses on Sundays at 4:15.

Chad Haddad
Chad Haddad is the Contemporary Worship Leader, leading in the Saturday evening service and the 9:45 Sunday morning service.  Chad is a senior at Louisiana State University and will graduate in May of 2008 with a Bachelor of Music Education with a vocal emphasis. 

After graduation, Chad wants to continue growing as a worship leader and choral director.  He works with the youth choir on Sunday afternoons from 4:15-5:15 p.m.

Shannon Hogg
Shannon Hogg is the accompianist for the youth choir and the chorale.  She is also the worship leader and accompianist at the St. Timothy East Campus.   An accomplished pianist, Shannon has a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from Illinois Wesleyan University.  She also has a Master's of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary.

Shannon's husband Jeff is the newest member of the youth leadership team at St Timothy.  They have been married for 2 years and live in Mandeville with their two cats, Ernie and Elliot.


Weekly Rehearsals Each Sunday
4:15-5:15 PM - Charles Wesley Rehearsal Hall
Youth Grades 7-12      
Weekly Rehearsals Each Wednesday
6:45-8:15 PM – Charles Wesley Rehearsal Hall
Youth Grades 7-12 (by audition only)
Each of the Youth Choirs participates regularly in our worship services presenting a wide range of anthems from traditional to contemporary. The main choir, Extreme Youth, is a fun and exciting time of music and fellowship. The choir performs contemporary and modern arrangements as well as presenting the Spring Musical. The Youth Chorale rehearses traditional choral music while studying music theory and essential musical skills. They participate regularly in the traditional services. Each year culminates in a Summer Tour. For more information contact