Handel and Haydn Society Names Michele Adams New Youth Chorale and Concert Choir Conductor

By Francisco Salazar

 The Handel and Haydn Society has named Michele Adams the H+H Youth Choruses Conductor.

Adams will take over her new role leading the Youth Chorale and Concert Choir on July 1, 2023 as HHYC prepares for its 30th anniversary. The announcement comes as the H+H Youth Choruses prepare for its annual Spring Concert, May 21, 2023 at Roxbury Community College Media Arts Center.

Admas holds a degree in Music Education from the University of South Carolina and a Masters in Choral Conducting from Florida State. She is currently the Executive Director of the Performing Arts Center of MetroWest and has previously worked as the Director of Choirs and Assistant Artistic Director of the Boston Children’s Chorus.

In a statement, Dr. Anthony Trecek-King, H+H Resident Conductor said, “Michele is incredibly respected in the youth choral community, not simply because she is fantastic at her job, but because she truly cares for the kids that come through her programs. Everyone at H+H is excited to see her impact through the Youth Choruses program as she helps shape the next generation of choral artists.”

The Handel and Haydn Society Youth Choruses provide vocal training and exciting choral performance opportunities for talented singers in grades 2-12 or taking a gap year, who may advance through seven ensembles based on age and experience.