Conductor of the Stony Brook Chorale
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 teaches voice for the Pre-College Music Program. From 1999-2009, Mrs. Hershkowitz taught at Commack High School, where she directed choirs of all levels, was the vocal director for the musical productions, and the Tri-M Honor Society adviser. As a guest conductor, Mrs. Hershkowitz has conducted the Vermont Music Educators Association Division II Chorus, Suffolk County Music Educators Association Division I and II Choruses, the Hamptons Music Educators Association High School Festival Chorus, Three Village Elementary All-District Chorus, and Eastern U.S. Music Camp choral ensembles. As a clinician, Mrs. Hershkowitz has presented workshops for NYSCAME Professional Development Workshops, SCMEA Classroom Workshops, and the Balanced Mind Conference, as well as with school choirs and choral directors across Long Island. She maintains a private vocal studio in Setauket, where she resides.