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Murray Kidd has been a singer and educator in the Boston area for the past 20 years. As a member of NEC's Preparatory School faculty, he is the founder of the Song Recital Series, now in its 8th year.

Kidd is Director of Choirs at the University of Massachusetts–Lowell and conductor of the Polymnia Society in Melrose. Kidd's private voice students have performed in venues throughout New England as well as in top music schools throughout the U.S.

As a singer, Kidd has performed extensively with the Handel and Haydn Society, and also appeared with Boston Baroque, Opera Boston, Chorus Pro Musica, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, and most recently, the Boston Pops.

He is a member of NATS, ACDA, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and is a graduate of New England Conservatory. Kidd is the founder and manager of BSR's newest program for singers-in-need called the Boston Singers' Relief Fund.

B.M., University of the Pacific; M.M., NEC. Studies with Susan Clickner, William Whitesides; coachings with Nico Castel, Martin Isepp, Craig Smith; soloist, Handel & Haydn Society, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, North Shore Philharmonic, Musicians of the Old Post Road, Ensemble Abendmusik; faculty, Boston College, Eastern Nazarene College, Phillips Exeter Academy.

2013-07-08

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