Cathy Connor-Moen

Cathy Connor-MoenMMEA Liaison

cmoen@norwood.k12.ma.us

Bio

Catherine Connor-Moen has extensive experience as a choral conductor, having directed school, church, and community choirs for over thirty years. Ms. Connor-Moen’s choirs have received numerous awards, both at the state and national level, and have performed in Boston’s Symphony Hall, the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade, Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood, Chicago’s Orchestra Hall, and the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Most recently, her chamber choir Amici Cantores was featured on the first season of WGBH’s Sing That Thing!

Ms. Connor-Moen received her Bachelors of Music degree in Music Education from Boston University and a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the Boston Conservatory of Music. Currently, Ms. Connor-Moen is the Director of Fine Arts for the Norwood Public Schools where she supervises a comprehensive K-12 program in the fine and performing arts. In addition, she is a Past President of the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA), has served on the executive board of the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association (MICCA), and was honored to be the recipient of their 2005 Paul Smith Hall of Fame Award.  She has been a guest conductor for many area music festivals, including New Hampshire Jazz All-State, Massachusetts Northeast, Central and Western Senior District Festivals, and SEMSBA.