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Shoshana Hershkowitz, Suffolk Symphonic Choir

Shoshana Hershkowitz

Suffolk Symphonic Choir | Music Director

Shoshana Hershkowitz holds degrees in music education and vocal performance from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. She is an artist in residence at Stony Brook University, where she conducts the Stony Brook Chorale and Camerata Singers, and prepares choirs for the opera productions. Mrs. Hershkowitz recently joined the Crane School of Music faculty as an off campus supervisors for Long Island music education student teachers. She is proud to be the founding conductor of MYO’s Suffolk Symphonic Choir (formerly named the Suffolk Youth Chorale), which debuted in 2013. From 1999-2009, Mrs. Hershkowitz taught at Commack High School, where she directed mixed and women’s choirs. As a guest conductor, Mrs. Hershkowitz has conducted choirs of all age levels for NYSSMA, Vermont American Choral Directors Association,Vermont Music Educators Association, Nassau Music Educators Association, Suffolk County Music Educators Association, Hamptons Music Educators Association, Three Village schools, and Eastern U.S. Music Camp. As a clinician, Mrs. Hershkowitz has presented workshops for NYSCAME, SCMEA, the Society for Ethics in Education, and the Balanced Mind Conference, as well as with school choirs and choral directors across Long Island. Mrs. Hershkowitz is a proud member of the eVoco Voice Collective, a semi-professional chamber choir. Mrs. Hershkowitz directed the MYO Tour Choir in Europe in the summer of 2018.

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