Yvonne Hoar graduated from University of Idaho with degrees in Elementary Education and Music (Organ Performance) with composition as a minor. She holds organ performance certifications from Italy including Vacanza con la Musica Antica (Mentione di Merito) and Corso di Organo degli Incontri Musicale. Yvonne has performed and accompanied on both piano and organ for many years in the northwest/northeast United States and Italy. She has held many organist/music positions in churches for nearly 30 years and is presently at Sand Point Methodist church. Yvonne is an active composer and has written music for instrumental solos including piano, organ, trombone; duets for piano/voice, piano/trombone, organ/recorder, organ/English horn, organ/congregational singing and various chamber groups ranging from string quartet, woodwind quintet to a nonet for mixed winds, strings and piano.