Dr. Jamie Kirsch performs with the Cape Symphony in May 2022

Dr. Jamie Kirsch

A native of Merrick, N.Y. and a resident of Arlington, MA, Dr. Jamie Kirsch joined Chorus pro Musica as Music Director in 2013. Jamie is also Lecturer of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Tufts University, where he conducts the Tufts Concert Choir and Chamber Singers.

Jamie was Music Director of the Cambridge Community Chorus from 2008 to 2013 and Director of Children’s Choruses at New England Conservatory from 2009 to 2011. Before coming to the Boston area, he served on the faculty of the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University, where he was Interim Director of Choral Activities.

In recent years, Jamie has led the Tufts choirs on tours of Nashville, Ireland, and California. Recent Tufts performances include Fred Onovwerosuoke’s arrangements of Songs of Africa; Vivaldi’s Gloria; Mozart’s Requiem; J.S. Bach’s Cantata 140, “Wachet auf”; Carol Barnett’s The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass; and Agbadza music from Ghana.

Recent Chorus pro Musica performances include Gershwin’s Of Thee I Sing; Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis; Tippett’s A Child of Our Time; Stravinsky’s Les Noces; Carol Barnett’s The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass; J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor; and James Whitbourn’s Annelies, based on The Diary of Anne Frank.

Jamie received a Doctorate of Music degree from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music in 2008. He also holds degrees from the Yale School of Music and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Jamie Kirsch and Chorus pro Musica join the Cape Symphony for Beethoven's 9th: Ode to Joy on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 7:30 PM & Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 3:00 PM. For more information and to purchase tickets for Beethoven's 9th: Ode to Joy, visit, call the Box Office at 508-362-1111, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit 1060 Falmouth Road in Hyannis, MA. The Cape Symphony Box Office is open Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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