Director, NEC Youth Chorale
Jonathan Richter is an active conductor, vocalist, and music educator based in the Boston area. In addition to his role as director of the Youth Chorale, Young Women's Chorale and Youth Camerata at the New England Conservatory, Richter also serves on the faculties of Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI and the Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick, MA.
From 2009-2011, Richter was the Director of Vocal Music at Plymouth North and South High Schools, the two public high schools in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Prior to his appointment in Plymouth, he completed a Master of Music degree in choral conducting at Yale University and bachelor's degrees in music (B.A.) and education (B.S.) at the University of Connecticut. He has studied conducting with Marguerite L. Brooks, Simon Carrington and Peter Bagley. Additionally, Richter has participated in masterclasses and private conducting lessons with Helmuth Rilling, Stephen Layton, Nicholas McGegan and Paul Hillier. Jonathan and his wife Arielle live in Braintree, Massachusetts.
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