Marcia Yost is currently serving as the Goshen College Director of Arts. However, she recently retired from a 40-year career in public school music education, where her passion for music helped to build a highly recognized program of music education for the Goshen Community Schools. Her choirs at Goshen High School were known for their outstanding achievement at local, state, and national festivals consistently over her 34 years at Goshen High School including Indiana State Championships. Her current position at Goshen College includes visioning for the arts programs at Goshen College and working to further engagement and outreach through these programs. Her work includes helping to establish Elkhart County and Goshen College as a hub for Music for Social Change and widening Goshen College’s footprint in the arts community throughout the state. Marcia Yost is also a sought after choral clinician, adjudicator and speaker in areas of music educational programming and motivation. Ms. Yost holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Indianapolis and a M.M from Western Michigan University. She resides in Goshen, Indiana; a community that has been named one of the top 100 communities for Music Education in the United States.