Charlotte Brumit served as a music educator and choral director in Massachusetts for thirty-nine years, during which time she conducted choruses at the elementary, middle, and high school levels, as well as faculty choruses. She taught elementary school music in the Newton Public Schools from 1977-2010. There, she directed the All-City Honors Chorus Treble Singers, an auditioned ensemble comprised of fifth and sixth graders representing the 15 elementary schools and 4 middle schools in Newton. Ms. Brumit also taught the Music and Theatre component of Newton’s Summer Program of Academic and Creative Encounters (S.P.A.C.E.), directing a musical each summer with middle school students.
Ms. Brumit received her bachelor’s degree in vocal performance at Occidental College, where she studied choral conducting with Howard Swan. She earned her master’s degree in music education from Boston University, where she studied with Allen Lannom. Ms. Brumit has a number of operatic and musical theatre roles to her credit, and has been active in church music throughout her career, both as soloist and as director of adult and children’s choirs.
Ms. Brumit served on the board of MassACDA as Children’s and Community Youth Choir Repertoire & Standards Chair from 2011-2015. In that role, she organized and facilitated the annual Big Sings Children’s and Youth Choir Festivals throughout Massachusetts. Currently, she is continuing her service on the board as a member at-large.