Sophie Hinerfeld (Choir Years: 2009-18)
"I feel that my time in [the choir] trained me to strive for excellence. This work ethic has shown up in all my work and I care deeply about bringing each project to its fullest potential."
Filmmaker Sophie Hinerfeld began her artistic journey as a singer for ten years, starting out as part of Lincoln Park Neighborhood Choir before eventually joining Voice of Chicago. She went on to college at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where she studied Film and TV Production. Now, she's getting ready to direct her short film Yaretzi, which follows the story of a Jewish girl on Passover learning to stand up to herself.