René A. Minalga-Rheault is a conductor, soprano, and organist hailing from Shirley, Massachusetts. She acquired a GPD and master’s in piano performance from the Longy School of Music where she studied piano with the late Ludmilla Lifson and organ with Dr. Libor Dudaš. Continuing studies at the Longy School led René to pursue a passion for early music where she studied voice with Ryan Turner and Pamela Dellal. René has performed with the Boston Camerata, Boston Opera Collaborative, and Eudaimonia. She is currently the music director of the vibrant music program at Trinity Lutheran Church of Chelmsford. René is a competitive chess player in the United States Chess Federation. Other interests include naps, coffee, and single malt scotch. She lives in Nashua, New Hampshire, with wife, Melody, and feline friend, Basil.
Sing with the Chorale! The Chorale recently began rehearsing for our 56th season in September, and new singers are always welcome. This season we presented a Holiday Concert on December 12, 2021 in our new home; The Bridge at 211, 211 Bridge St., Salem, MA. We also will be presenting a Spring Concert on May 15, 2022 at First Baptist Church in Beverly! Contact us if you’d like to come to a rehearsal!