Joel Sindelar is a musician, conductor, and teacher living in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. He has been conductor of Voices since September 2015. Mr. Sindelar is a third generation musician, teacher, and scientist; he graduated from MIT with a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology, and from New England Conservatory with a Master’s degree in Choral Conducting. He is also co-director of JP SingPositive, a family choir (adults and kids together) which he started with two other local musicians in 2011.
In addition to his work as a conductor, he is the music teacher at the Italian Home for Children school in Jamaica Plain, and founder and organizer of the Boston Christmas Caroling Mob, a mass choral event that brings 70-100+ carolers into the streets every Christmas season. Previously, he has been music director at Malden Unitarian Church, director of the Suffolk University band Rhythm, conductor of the Newton Family Singers, and founder and conductor of the Loose Canon Chorale and the Churchless Church Choir.
As a singer, Sindelar is a member of the virtuoso vocal ensemble The Other Georgia, and has performed at Balkan festivals and concerts across New England. You can check out their first album on Itunes here (www.theothergeorgia.us).