Musical Director

Margaret Kresse

Margaret has been the director of the Crystal Chimes since 2013. Prior to moving to Hot Springs, she was the certified director of the Voice of Vermillion Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International in Lafayette, Louisiana. Margaret is an accomplished musician having degrees in music and vocal performance. She has directed and produced numerous shows during her career as a music and voice teacher.


 Assistant Director 

                  Judy Pugh

Judy moved to Hot Springs Village in 2016 and joined the Chimes in June of that year. She is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama and Speech Education. Judy has participated in all phases of musical theater and is a member of the baritone section of the Crystal Chimes. She received her certification as Approved Director from Sweet Adelines International in March 2019.

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