Sandra Snow

As conductor, pedagogue, and scholar, Sandra Snow is widely acknowledged as one who brings singers of all ages and abilities to artful performance through an understanding of the music and its context in the world around them. As Professor of Choral Conducting, Director of Choral Programs, and Chair of the Conducting Area at the Michigan State University College of Music, she has led the MSU Women’s Chamber Ensemble to appearances as featured performers at American Choral Directors Association conventions at state, regional, and national levels. As guest conductor, she travels extensively in North America and abroad.

In 2017 Snow created mirabai, a project-based professional women’s chorus. mirabai features alumna associated with the MSU Women’s Chamber Ensemble. mirabai was a featured ensemble at the Texas Choral Director’s Association conference in 2018. The inaugural recording, Ecstatic Songs, was released in 2018. mirabai will open the 2020 conference of the Southwest Division of the American Choral Director’s Association.

Snow is author of the DVD "Conducting-Teaching: Real World Strategies for Success" published by GIA (2009), a resource for conductor-teachers at all levels of teaching. She edits the choral music series In High Voice published by Boosey & Hawkes.

Snow is a recipient of the Michigan State University William J. Beal Award for Outstanding Faculty, the MSU Teacher-Scholar Award, and the Dortha J. and John D. Withrow award for Excellence in Teaching.

 

National Concert Chorus
Drs. Sandra Snow & Jennifer Sengin, Co-Guest Conductors
Dr. Brittney Boykin, Composer-In-Residence
TUESDAY APRIL 1, 2025
CARNEGIE HALL

Join us for a special performance of an innovative and artistic program, including a world-premiere by Dr. Brittney Boykin, and brought to life by artistic projection. Under the direction and artistic vision of co-guest conductors, Drs. Sandra Snow and Jennifer Sengin, select choirs will have the opportunity to rehearse and perform at world-famous Carnegie Hall in New York City. For ensembles interested in solo time on stage, a Spotlight performance is also available. Ask us how! Optional packages are available to accommodate your transportation, sightseeing, and dining needs. This is sure to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for your singers!