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Meet the Director

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Dr. Jamie C. Bartlett is Associate Professor of Music and Associate Director of Choirs at The College of William and Mary. A native of Massachusetts, she holds an A.B. in Music from Mount Holyoke College, a M.M in choral conducting from The Eastman School of Music and a D.M.A. in Choral Conducting with a minor in Musicology from The University of Wisconsin–Madison. At William and Mary she conducts the Women’s Chorus and Botetourt Chamber Singers and teaches conducting.

Her teachers have included Catharine Melhorn, Don Neuen and the late Robert Fountain. She previously taught high school at Notre Dame Academy in Hingham, MA and has held positions at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Iowa State University where she was the Acting Director of Choral Activities. She has written numerous articles about the British composer, Elizabeth Poston, including the Poston entry in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and The New Dictionary of National Biography (2004). In Oct 2006, she was the keynote speaker at the International Elizabeth Poston Conference in England.

A frequent adjudicator for choral festivals, Dr. Bartlett has served as a clinician and guest conductor in several states including Wisconsin, Iowa, Virginia and Massachusetts. Active as a church musician, she is currently the Director of Music at the Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists where she directs the Adult Choir and the Youth Choir.

She is married to Jamie Armstrong, Director of Choirs at William and Mary and together they are the proud parents of two children, Robert and Caecilia.