Megan Kalberer

Rutgers Children’s Choirs Co-Director Megan Kalberer is an alumna of the Mason Gross School of the Arts where she earned a bachelor of music degree in music education with a concentration in voice. Ms. Kalberer has a strong background in teaching and performing both classical music and musical theater and has been an active member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) and the National Association for Music Education since her time at Rutgers. She is currently the choir director at T. Schor Middle School in Piscataway, where she conducts the concert and chamber choirs, directs the spring musical, and serves as the Drama Club advisor. Additionally, Ms. Kalberer teaches private voice lessons at Annie’s Playhouse in Morristown where she works with singers of all ages.

As a choral artist, Ms. Kalberer was a member of the Rutgers Kirkpatrick Choir under the direction of Patrick Gardner for four years, singing at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center twice and singing for former President Obama. She has also performed many roles in the MGSA operas including Dorabella in Così fan Tutte, L’enfant in L’enfant et les sortilèges, and Cupid in Venus and Adonis. Ms. Kalberer attended the International Vocal Arts Institute (IVAI) summer opera program in New York, run by coaches from the Metropolitan Opera. She can be heard as a soloist on the New Jersey Chamber Singers’ recording of the Faure Requiem. She currently sings with the choir Harmonium under the direction of the president of NJ-ACDA, Anne Matlack.