Biography

Margaret Angelini began her organ studies as a freshman at Wellesley College with Frank Taylor, and completed a Masters Degree in Organ at New England Conservatory with William Porter. Since then she has given numerous performances around New England on both organ and harpsichord. She is the Music Director for St. Mary's Church in Holliston, MA, teaches piano and music theory at Stonehill College and also teaches piano at the Boston Archdiocesan Choir School. She also teaches carillon at Wellesley College and acts as advisor to the 25-member student Guild of Carillonneurs.

Ms. Angelini is a founding member of the early music group Ensemble Soleil, a group which has appeared in several early music festivals, including repeated appearances in the Boston Early Music Festival. She performed and taught with this chamber ensemble in a two-year artist-in-residence program at Colby-Sawyer College in NH, and has also performed in two symposia at the Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. She is also a founding member and occasional accompanist of the Seraphim Singers, a chamber chorus dedicated to sacred choral music of the last five centuries.

Ms. Angelini is an active member of the Boston chapter of the American Guild of Organists, where she has served on numerous committees, and has served as both Sub-Dean and Dean. She has also served on the board of the Old West Organ Society, where she has been active as membership secretary, fundraiser, and manager.

Education

  • B.A., Wellesley College (1985)
  • Master of Music in Organ Performance, New England Conservatory, Boston (1991)

Courses Taught

  • Music Theory
  • Piano Workshop