Prof. Mary Ann East

            Prof. Mary Ann East

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Adjunct Faculty

 
Teaching Positions:
  • Conductor, Women's Chorale
  • Art of Teaching Music
Education: 
 
  • B.M.E. Indiana University
  • M.M. Vocal Performance and Choral Conducting, George Mason University

Prof. Mary Ann East (BME, Indiana University; MM, George Mason University) teaches music education classes and conducts the Select Women's Chorale at George Mason University.  

Professor East has taught every level of music for Fairfax County Public Schools; the last six were as Choral Director at George C. Marshall High School. In addition to her duties at GMU, Professor East is the Music Director at Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston where she coordinates the music for weekly worship, conducts the UUCR Singers vocal choir and the UUCR Ringers, handbell and handchime choir. 

While at George Mason University pursuing her MM in Vocal Performance and Choral Conducting, Professor East performed in several GMU Opera Theatre productions.  She sang the roles of Suor Dolcina in Suor Angelica, Violetta in Act I scene I of La Traviata, Cathleen in Riders to the Sea, and Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte.
 
She has also adjudicated and guest conducted throughout the state of Virginia.
 
In the summer of 2009 she began her studies for a DMA in Music Education through Boston University and founded the Virginia Girls’ Chorus.
 
Professor East lives in Aldie, VA with her husband, Joe, her two daughters, Helen and Cate, and her beagle, George.
 

 
To contact Professor East via email:   meast@gmu.edu