Renée Anne Louprette

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Photos by Joshua South

Renée Anne Louprette has established an international career as organ recitalist, conductor, and teacher. She is associated with a number of distinguished music programs in the New York City area, having served as Associate Director of Music at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, Associate Director of Music and the Arts at Trinity Wall Street, Organist and Associate Director at the Unitarian Church of All Souls, and Director of Music at the Church of Notre Dame.

Since 2019 Ms. Louprette has been Assistant Professor of Music and College Organist at Bard College, where she directs the Bard Baroque Ensemble. She was subsequently appointed to the faculty of the Bard College Conservatory in 2020. She has been the University Organist and Organ Area Coordinator at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, since 2013, and is a former member of the faculty at the Manhattan School of Music, The Hartt School of the University of Hartford, and the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University.

Ms. Louprette made her organ recital debuts in the 2018–19 season at the Royal Festival Hall in London, Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, and in collaboration with the American Brass Quintet at Church of the Ascension in New York. She has released solo recordings of the music of J. S. Bach and 20th-century French organ masterworks to critical acclaim, in addition to a recent duo recording with traditional Irish musician Ivan Goff. She is a graduate of the Master of Music program in conducting from Bard College Conservatory and holds degrees in piano and organ from The Hartt School, University of Hartford, and a diplôme supérieur in organ from the Centre d’Études Supérieures de Musique et de Danse de Toulouse.

Renée Anne Louprette performed with The Orchestra Now on March 20, 2021.

Bio: February 2021