Boston Singers' Relief Fund Oversight Committee

Boston Singers' Relief Fund Oversight Committee

Murray Kidd

Murray Kidd, Acting Chair and Executive Director of the Boston Singers’ Relief Fund
Murray Kidd has been active in the singing community participating on the board of Boston Singers’ Resource (starting Fall of 2009) and NATS-Boston, as well as acting as a Choral Liaison for the Handel & Haydn Society of Boston. He created the long-standing Song Recital Workshop – approaching its tenth year - for the New England Conservatory of Music Summer School. He is currently Director of Choirs at University of Massachusetts at Lowell and is conductor of Polymnia Choral Society. Murray Kidd has been a performer and educator in New England since 1992.

Erica Finn, treasurer
Erica Finn is currently a Senior Financial Business Analyst with Steward Medical Group in Boston.  She is a Cantor at St. Mary of the Annunciation Parish in Melrose - where she also sings with the Adult Choir.  2015 will mark her 7th year with the Polymnia Choral Society where she is also a member of the select Polymnia Chamber Choir.  In addition to her choral pursuits, she performs as a cellist with both the Melrose Symphony Orchestra and the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra.  She holds degrees from both Bowdoin College and the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley College.

Gail Abbey
Gail Abbey has performed regularly with many of Boston’s renowned music organizations including Emmanuel Music, Boston Baroque and the Handel & Haydn Society. She is a graduate of Westminster Choir College. She currently teaches voice at Pine Manor College, and in her home in Holliston, MA, and is the Office Administrator for Blue Heron Renaissance Choir

Clifford Rust
Clifford Rust sings with the Handel and Haydn Society, the Choir of the Church of the Advent and Boston Baroque. He holds degrees from Dartmouth College and the FW Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and is currently the Director of Finance and Administration with the Handel and Haydn Society.