Teresa Cobarrubia Yoder was born in Virginia where she pursued studies in Music Composition and Theory. She taught AP Music Theory, Chorus and Madrigals at the high school level at Walsingham Academy, Williamsburg VA and is the director of music ministries at Immaculate Conception Church, Hampton VA. Her choruses have performed internationally – including China, Vatican City, Italy, Ireland and England. She has served on boards in a number of music professional organizations and the Diocese of Richmond Liturgical Commission.
Ms. Yoder’s compositions reflect an eclectic range of musical styles and levels. She has incorporated her expansive pedagogical knowledge as a teacher and pastoral musician to compose music promoting the works of love, mercy, peace, justice and the environment. She and her husband, Gene, live in Williamsburg in their home that they built together.
Commissioned pieces including Williamsburg Women’s Chorus
Conducted Choral workshops in churches and schools
Awarded grants and recognitions from NASA, Siemens, Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce, Williamsburg Fine Arts Commission, St. Vincent’s College, Virginia Music Educators Association