Michael Barrett, Music Director

Michael Barrett, Music Director
Michael Barrett, Music Director

Music Director Michael Barrett is a Boston-based conductor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, and teacher.

He has performed with many professional early-music ensembles, including Blue Heron, the Boston Camerata, the Huelgas EnsembleVox Luminis, the Handel and Haydn Society, Nederlandse Bachvereniging (Netherlands Bach Society), Seven Times Salt, Schola Cantorum of Boston, and Nota Bene, and can be heard on the harmonia mundi, Blue Heron, and Coro, and Toccata Classics record labels.

Michael serves as music director of The Boston Cecilia, Convivium Musicum, and the MIT Meridian Singers. He is also an Assistant Professor at the Berklee College of Music, where he teaches courses in conducting and European music history. Michael holds degrees in music (AB, Harvard University), voice (First Phase Diploma, Royal Conservatory in The Hague, The Netherlands), and choral conducting (MM, Indiana University; DMA, Boston University).