Jamie Kirsch, Music Director
Jamie Kirsch is the sixth Music Director of Chorus pro Musica. He is also Director of Choral Activities at Tufts University, where he conducts the Tufts Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and teaches music theory and conducting.
From 2008-2013 he was Music Director of the Cambridge Community Chorus in Cambridge, MA. From 2009 to 2011 he was Director of Children’s Choruses at New England Conservatory, and from 2006 to 2008 he served on the faculty of the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University, where he was Interim Director of Choral Activities (2007–2008).
Kirsch completed the Doctor of Music degree in Choral Conducting from Indiana University in May 2008. He also holds degrees from the Yale School of Music and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His principal teachers were Jan Harrington (Indiana), John Poole (Indiana), Marguerite Brooks (Yale), and Susan Klebanow (UNC).
A native of Merrick, NY, Kirsch lives in Medford with his wife, Dr. Diana Lemly, their daughter Amelia, and their wheaten terrier, Madigan.