Dr. Lauren Buckley, a native of New Orleans, LA, has been singing professionally in Los Angeles, CA., for the last six years. She studied music at Princeton University for her undergraduate degree and then earned a Postgraduate Diploma in Choral Direction at the Royal Academy of Music in London. After working in New Orleans for several years, conducting a children’s chorus and an adult chamber choir, Lauren headed west, earning her doctorate in Choral Conducting at the USC Thornton School of Music in 2012.
Lauren is the Artistic Director of the Hollywood Master Chorale, conductor of the Ebell Chorale, the assistant Conductor of the Pasadena Master Chorale, and the vocal coach for the Daiku Group. She has sung with the USC Chamber Singers, deAngelis Vocal Ensemble and is a founding member of the Horizon Music Group.
Lauren is honored to partner in leading the worship life of the community. She would love to welcome interested congregants to join her in the choir this summer! Lauren has been part of the community as a soprano soloist since 2007.