Fall 2021 Update

To our beloved Masterworks Chorale community,

Greetings and welcome to the beginning of our new 2021-2022 season! I am pleased to report that our singers have been able to come together again in person SAFELY to make some joyful noise together! However, due to continuing COVID restrictions on large indoor gatherings, we will not be performing a fall concert this season. We are still aiming for a winter concert in the new year, so stay tuned!

Our annual Messiah Sings tradition will continue in its virtual format this year on Saturday, December 18 at 7:30 PM. Details on how to register will also be forthcoming.

We look forward to seeing you face to face as soon as we can so that we may revel together in the splendor of choral music!

Best regards,
Jack Ward, President of Masterworks Chorale

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Email:  info@masterworkschorale.org
Phone:  (617) 858-6785

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Cambridge, MA 02238

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Music Director

Kevin Leong

KEVIN LEONG was named Music Director and Conductor of the Masterworks Chorale in 2017. He is also Music Director of both the Jameson Singers and the Concord Chorus and previously served as Associate Conductor of the Harvard-Radcliffe Choruses at Harvard University, where he directed the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus and, with Jameson Marvin, co-conducted the Harvard Glee Club, the Radcliffe Choral Society, and the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum.

Dr. Leong’s teaching interests include presenting a wide repertoire to singers and audiences alike. His ensembles have performed in many venues around the country and abroad, and he has worked as a choral clinician with high school choruses from the United States and Canada. Dr. Leong has taught courses in choral conducting and choral literature at Harvard University and Boston University and has won several teaching awards.

Dr. Leong earned a doctoral degree in Choral Conducting from Boston University, where he studied with Ann Howard Jones, David Hoose, Jeremy Yudkin, and Craig Smith. His dissertation on the hymn settings of Ludwig Senfl won the Julius Herford Prize of the American Choral Directors Association, awarded for the outstanding doctoral thesis in choral music. Dr. Leong is also the Research Assistant for Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works, an editorial and publishing project of the Packard Humanities Institute. He graduated with a Ph.D. in Biophysics from Harvard and a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University, where he directed the Princeton Katzenjammers.