Indianapolis Children’s Choir director passes away


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Cheryl West, the director of the Indianapolis Children’s Choir, passed away suddenly Saturday morning.

According to Indianapolis Children’s Choir’s Facebook page, Cheryl West suffered a cerebral hemorrhage Friday night.  She was taken to the hospital, but passed away Saturday morning.

According to Butler University’s website, Cheryl West was also an adjunct professor at Jordan College of Arts and the University of Indianapolis School of Music.

ICC described West as a gifted teacher, musician, artist, leader and friend.

Prior to her work with the ICC, West was the director of choral activities at Lawrence North High School for 20 years. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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