Marcy Pyrtle

Alfred Author-Marcy Pyrtle
(1970– )

Marcy earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree in 1993 from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Since that time, she has been a church choir director, Choirchimes director and K-12 music teacher. Currently, she teaches general music K-5 for Rockingham County Schools in North Carolina. She also directs a small choral ensemble for First Baptist Church, Reidsville.

A new member of the Alfred Choral Designs family, Marcy's song Pie Jesu has been selected by J.W. Pepper for their Choral Experience recordings and Editor's Choice lists. In her "spare" time, Marcy enjoys computers, reading and spending time with her husband Gary, two-year-old daughter Morgan and six-month-old son Bryan.