We are pleased to welcome Jen Runge to Wescustago Youth Chorale for the 2014-15 season. She will be conducting Kennebec Singers while Lise Dunn takes a yearlong sabbatical from WYC (but not from her full time teaching position at Mast Landing School).
Jennifer Hand Runge received the Master of Music in Choral Conducting from New England Conservatory, and the Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College. She has studied conducting under Robert Greenlee, Tamara Brooks and Doreen Rao among others. Her choral music teaching experience includes Poly Prep Country Day School, Phillips Exeter Academy and The Pingry School. In addition to conducting, she has sung with Vox Nova Chamber Choir and currently teaches an early-childhood music and movement class at Sacred Heart Church in Yarmouth. She lives with her family in a 310 year old home in Yarmouth.