Our Team

Board of Directors

Tom Hebert – President
Donna Marien – Vice President
Mary Shriver – Treasurer
Amanda Moen – Secretary
Karen Dinnen – Member-at-Large
Carolyn Smith – Member-At-Large

The Bloomington Chorale Board of Directors consists of 7 elected positions. The Board of directors oversees Chorale operations and governs the Bloomington Chorale. The board members serve two year terms with core responsibilities of hiring and managing chorale staff, planning and running sessions, fundraising, advertising, and recruiting new members. The board also acts as the ambassadors between the Chorale and the Bloomington Fine Arts Council, the Bloomington Center for the Arts, and the City of Bloomington. If you are interested in joining the board, please contact us at Info@BloomingtonChorale.org.

Artistic Staff

THE BLOOMINGTON CHORALE IS CURRENTLY SEEKING:

INTERIM MUSIC DIRECTOR and PERMANENT MUSIC DIRECTOR, see the job posting HERE

Currently, the group is being led by Interim Director, Nadia Johnson. Nadia has extensive experience as a choral director, pianist and singer and has also been a member of the Chorale.

Elise Bombaro

Elise Bombaro – Accompanist, Piano

Elise Bombaro has been playing piano since she was in grade school.  She continued her piano studies at the Juilliard School and the Curtis Institute.  She majored in violin performance at Temple University.  Elise earned her BA in piano performance at the University of Minnesota.  Elise performs with two local orchestras: The Health Science Orchestra of the University of MN and Dakota Valley Symphony where she usually plays first violin and accompanies the Dakota Valley Chorus.  In her free time Elise enjoys reading, playing scrabble with her husband Danny, and biking around town.