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ROBERT LONG (Director) is co-founder and Music Director for the Academy of Sacred Music, which sponsors Seraphim, a professional choir in residence in lower Manhattan. He is also the Director of Music Ministries at Corpus Christi Parish in Chatham, New Jersey and Adjunct Professor of Music at Kean University.

Seraphim presented the NYC premier of Magnificat by composer Nancy Galbraith as part of the concert series in St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University. The Academy of Sacred Music also sponsors and annual summer Choral Institute in Central Pennsylvania.

Mr. Long holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from The Catholic University, a Master of Arts in Music from Penn State University and a Bachelor of Music from Susquehanna University. He has served as Music Director and Conductor for Ars Musica Chorale in Ridgewood, New Jersey and Director of Music and Choir Master at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City, where he conducted the cathedral choir and worked many world-renowned guest artists including Renée Fleming, Ruth Ann Swenson, Lauren Flanigan and the American Boys Choir.

CAROLINE PARODY (Accompanist and Vocal Coach) a versatile pianist and vocalist, performs regularly in and around the NY/NJ Metro area. She received her degrees from William Paterson and Montclair State University in piano and studied voice in NYC, participating in master classes and workshops by Dame Helena Doese, Maestro Peter Mark, and distinguished American Wagnerian soprano Johanna Meier. WPU awarded her with both Outstanding Senior Performer and Music Scholar; later, she took first place in the adult division of NJNATS at Westminster Choir College. 

Her opera repertoire includes leading roles in Aida, Alceste, Ariadne auf Naxos, Der Freischütz, Elektra, Fidelio, Hansel und Gretel (Witch), Idomeneo (Elettra), La Gioconda, Lohengrin, Siegfried (Brünnhilde), Turandot, Un Ballo in Maschera, and Die Walküre.  She has served on the faculty of Montclair State University and the Newark Boys Chorus School. Caroline currently serves as organist/choir director at Zion Lutheran Church in Saddle River, works as a freelance accompanist & singer, and maintains a private teaching studio. 
THE CONCORD SINGERS 
Soprano
Karen Ang
Debra Boyman*
Becca Kaian
Laurie MacNeill Clancy
Christine May
Loretta Smith
Cynthia Vengratis

 
Alto I

Nina Deutz
Betsy Fox*
Jacqueline Landwehr
Anita Gossett
Sheila Sherman
Mezzo
Helen Armstrong
Anne Childers
Marsha Foregger
Dorothy Frank*
Mary LeBlanc
Lucy Malatesta
Joan Olszewski
Cheryl Stoyle
 

 

Alto II
Anne Berman
Judy Cronin*
Sharon Dougherty
Jill Eisgrau
Karen Fallowes
Barbara Freidin
Kathryn Garman
Elizabeth Marsh
Leslie Ross
Carolyn Warren
*section leader
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