Andrea Goodman is the founder and director of the Cantilena Chamber Choir. She has been a visiting professor of conducting at the New England Conservatory of Music where she also directed the women’s choir. During the summer she serves as the Director of the annual summer Saratoga Choral Festival. She has prepared choirs for the Philadelphia Orchestra under Charles Dutoit, and has previously served as Director of the Concord Chorus (MA), Director of Choirs at Skidmore College and New York University. Her guest appearances have included the Aspen (Colo.) Music Festival, the Festival de Musique Sacree in Fribourg, Switzerland, the Festival of White Nights and the Singing World Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia. Dr. Goodman holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting.