| Constance Chase |
Director of the West Point Glee Club since 1999, Constance Chase has directed the renowned college choir in the nation’s finest concert halls, and conducted national concert tours, recordings, and frequent live television appearances. As Artistic Director of Connecticut Chamber Choir since 2008, she leads the ensemble in biannual performances of major works with orchestra and choral repertoire spanning the 16th – 21st centuries, and conducted its 2011 New York City debut at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Ms. Chase is an adjunct professor in applied voice at Western Connecticut State University’s School of Visual and Performing Arts. A lyric soprano and accomplished soloist in recital and chamber works, Ms. Chase has performed in Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival under the batons of Gerard Schwarz, Louis Langree, Nicholas McGegan and Jane Glover. She is co-author with the late Shirlee Emmons of Prescriptions for Choral Excellence, Oxford University Press (2006).