Shawn Michael Condon is pleased to be appointed to the role of Musical Director of the Bach Choir of Wellington. A native of New Jersey, Shawn served as the Director of Choral Music for Ramsey Public Schools and was choir master and organist at All Saint’s Church in Leonia, NJ.
Shawn holds a bachelor’s degree in choral music education and piano from the College of New Jersey and a master of arts in Music, Mind and Technology from the University of Jyväskylä, in Finland, where he is currently completing his PhD in Music Education.
Shawn maintains an active career as a conductor, teacher, pianist and accompanist. In addition to his appointment at the Bach Choir, Shawn has served most recently as guest conductor for Wellington chamber choir, Nota Bene. By day, he tutors in the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing at Massey University. His current research interests include improving expressivity in choral singing, teaching expressivity, creativity in the choral rehearsal, and health and wellbeing through choral singing.