About the Director

PC: Kyle Casem
ggardner@carteretschools.org  (preferred)732-541-8960 ext. 4219Google Voice # : 732-743-5073
Carteret High SchoolChoral Department199 Washington Ave.Carteret, NJ 07008

Ms. Grace Gardner

Director of Vocal Music 

Ms. Grace Gardner is the new Director of Vocal Music at Carteret High School, starting Fall 2023. Ms. Gardner received her Bachelor of Music Education with a concentration in voice from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.

Ms. Gardner has performed as a choral artist in collegiate and professional settings in the tri-state area and internationally.  As a member of the Rutgers Kirkpatrick Choir, she participated in the International Chamber Choir Competition in Marktoberdorf. She is also an active member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) and National Association for Music Education (NAfME), and frequently participates in regional and national conferences and festivals. 

Ms. Gardner is additionally the Vocal Music Director for the Drama Club Program at Carteret High School. She has music directed in collegiate and educational settings, with her students and herself receiving nominations at the Central Jersey Marquee Awards and Papermill Playhouse Awards.