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The GECC was founded in 1964 by Barbara Born, and grew to international prominence under the musical development of Dr. Doreen Rao. In 1996, Emily Ellsworth was appointed Artistic Director of the Chorus, bringing over 30 years of vocal performance and teaching experience and a distinctive, warm and spirited style.

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The Team

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Emily Ellsworth, Artistic Director
Priscilla Smith, Executive Director
William Buhr, Principal Accompanist
Lauren Sklar, Concert Chorus Conductor
Jeff Haeger, Treble Chorus Conductor
Marcia Smits, Concert Chorus Accompanist
Janel Greaves, Treble Chorus Accompanist
Mona Jethmalani, MEC Instructor
Grace Schwanda, MEC Instructor