Treble Choirs Chair

s_labrie@stoughtonschools.org

 

 


Bio

Boston-based singer, conductor, and music educator Sarah Labrie is a Choral Director at Stoughton High School in Stoughton MA. She also serves as the Artistic Director of Vellichor – Professional Vocal Ensemble, and the Artistic Director of Quincy Choral Society.

Outside of conducting and teaching, she actively sings with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Choir of Trinity Church (Boston), Viatores Mundi (Croatia), Sarteano Musica Sacra Choir (Italy), Vox Futura (Professional Recording Studio Choir), Labyrinth Choir, and in other numerous other choral performances throughout New England and Europe. She has also sung professionally in choirs with the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, and New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Sarah’s 2014 choral performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Westminster Choir and the Vienna Chamber Orchestra was nominated for a Grammy. Solo orchestral performances include Ralph Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music with the Farmington Valley Symphony, and the Pie Jesu from Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem the Pioneer Valley Symphony. Sarah also is a lead singer for The Boston Rock and Soul Revue, and is a cantor at St. Leonard’s of Port Maurice in the North End, Boston’s oldest church built by Italian immigrants, St. Thomas Aquinas (Nahant), St. John’s (Swampscott) and Old Ship Church (Hingham). Sarah is in high demand as both a choral and solo musician.

Sarah graduated Summa Cum Laude from Westminster Choir College in 2014 with a B.M. in Music Education, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Messiah University in 2021 with an M.M. and C.A.G.S. in Choral Conducting. She has had the pleasure of studying conducting and rehearsal technique with Simon Carrington, Dr. Joe Miller, Dr. Amanda Quist, Tom Shelton, Dr. Joy Meade, and Dr. Rachel Cornacchio. She studied voice with Dr. Rochelle Ellis and jazz voice with Ellen Cogen.

Sarah is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), the Massachusetts Music Educator Association (MMEA), the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association (MICCA), and the National Association for Music Educators (NAfME.) She has been on the Executive Board of the Southeastern Massachusetts MMEA chapter for 6 years, and has managed and adjudicated at both the Senior and Junior levels for 7 years. In both 2021 and 2022, Sarah was chosen to conduct the Junior Mixed SEMSBA Festival Choir.


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