Presenters & Performers
Renée Anne Louprette
Hailed by The New York Times as “splendid,” and “one of New York's finest organists,” Renée Anne Louprette has established an international career as organ recitalist, conductor, and teacher. Louprette is Assistant Professor of Music and College Organist at Bard College, where she directs the Bard Baroque Ensemble, and a member of the faculty of Bard College Conservatory. 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.
Louprette recently made her organ recital debuts at 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 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.