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Director:
Prof. Joshua R. Jacobson

369 Ryder Hall
617-373-3635
j.jacobson@neu.edu

Joshua R. Jacobson holds a Bachelors degree in Music from Harvard College, a Masters in Choral Conducting from the New England Conservatory, and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Jacobson is Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Northeastern University, where he served nine years as Music Department Chairman.

He is also the founder and director of the Zamir Chorale of Boston, a world-renowned ensemble, specializing in Hebrew music. He has conducted workshops on choral music for various groups, including the American Choral Directors Association, and has guest conducted a number of ensembles, including the Boston Pops Orchestra, the Bulgarian National Symphony and Chorus, the New England Conservatory Orchestra and the Boston Lyric Opera Company. He has also writtenthree books, lots of articles on various aspects of choral music, and more than one hundred published compositions, arrangements and editions, which have been published and performed throughout the world.

Accompanist:
Edwin Swanborn
EDWIN SWANBORN, Accompanist, studied with Dr. Anthony Newman at the Juilliard School of Music in New York, and has participated in master classes with Gustav Leonhardt and Anton Heiller. Mr. Swanborn is Music Director of the historic First Parish Church in Duxbury, Massachusetts. He is also the Artistic Director of the Candlelight Concert Series of Duxbury, a nationally recognized chamber music series. Founder-Director of the Boston Baroque Chamber Players and harpsichordist of the Atlanta Virtuosi, solo and chamber music engagements have taken him to all corners of the United States as well as to Mexico, Canada, and Europe. Mr. Swanborn has made several compact disc recordings, which have been enthusiastically received by critics and audiences alike.
Section Leaders:

Soprano (Spring 2014)

Emily Manny

Speech Pathology , 2017

Alto

Kayla Gomes

Physical Therapy , 2018

Tenor

Zach Zahnzinger

Music , 2016

Bass

Elijah Botkin

Music, 2015

Officers
Fall, 2014

President

Aislinn Kane
Music, 2015

VP/Personnel Manager

Emma Ouellette

Engineering 2016

Treasurer

Justin Reddington

Engineering 2017

Equipment Manager

Francis Nimick
Computer Science, 2015

Officers
Spring, 2015

Bass

Elijah Botkin

Music, 2015

Vice President

Stephen McCarthy
Biology, 2015

Treasurer

Hiro Herfert

Finance, 2015

Equipment Manager

Francis Nimick
Computer Science, 2015

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