Matthew Leese

Dr. Matthew Leese

Co-Artistic Director, St. Andrews Arts Council and the NewBEMF. Conductor, Early Music Community Choir

Dr. Matthew W. Leese is a conductor, baritone, stage director and educator based in Keene, New Hampshire. He received his Masters in Early Music from Indiana University and Doctorate in Choral Conducting and Literature from the University of Illinois. Recent projects include co-founding and directing Zenith Ensemble, directing and conducting productions for the Redfern Arts Center, the Keene State Opera, the Colonial Theatre, The Monadnock Chorus, The Chamber Singers of Keene, Keene State College Vocal Consort and Concert Choir, and in New Brunswick Canada, The New Brunswick Early Music Festival, Voices of the Bay, and the St. Andrews Spring Sing. Dr. Leese is also an artist in residence with the Boston City Singers.