Anna Betancourt has been a life long member of St. Linus Catholic Church in Norwalk, California, where she served as music director for many years. She has over 20 years of experience directing various choirs, ranging from Spanish and traditional choirs to handbell, children's and contemporary ensembles.
Anna is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University where she studied under the direction of Paul Salumonovich. She later returned to her alma mater to work as assistant director of liturgy and music for LMU Campus Ministry.
At the Archdiocesan level, she has served as a music committee member, deanery representative and a member of the Religious Education Congress Liturgy Committee. Anna has also been a speaker and presenter at various conferences and workshops on music and liturgy.
Anna has recorded with various Catholic artists and composers including OCP composers Bob Hurd, Jaime Cortez and Eleazar Cortés.
She currently serves as music director at St. Polycarp Catholic Church in Stanton, California, and Spanish choir director at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in Los Angeles. Anna and her husband Michael have two children, Matthew and Samuel.
Te Doy Gracias [CD]
This compilation of 12 well-known contemporary Spanish and bilingual liturgical songs brings together everything from funeral to responsorial psalms, from pop to mariachi music. Wonderful for prayer, for home worship, or just for your listening pleasure.