Dr. Christy Elkins, owner of Music Matters Studio, a private music studio, is thrilled to be involved in It’s A Wonderful Life. She holds a Doctorate in Choral Conducting and has served as the Music Director or Accompanist for many triad theaters. Some of her recent credits include: Camelot (ARTC), Big Fish (TGRC), Little Shop of Horrors (WAHS), Sing Hallelujah (BDT), Newsies (GP), Clue (CTG), Jesus Christ Superstar (CTG), Mamma Mia (RCHS), Mary Poppins (TGRC), Annie (TGRC), Little Mermaid (Caldwell)and Memphis (CTG). She taught for nearly 20 years in all levels of education. In her ‘spare time', Christy serves as a choir director, piano tuner, arranger, teacher and transcriber. She lives in Summerfield with her husband and three children.