Meet Our Staff

Kerry Ryer-Parke, Director

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Kerry Ryer-Parke has been singing professionally since the age of six and is a well-known soprano soloist and private voice teacher in the tri-state area. She has been working with the chorus since 1993, Director since 1995 and is currently on the faculty of Bennington College and an adjunct instructor of voice at Williams College. Click here to learn more.

Matt Edwards, Accompanist

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Matt Edwards is a music teacher at Mount Anthony Union Middle School, music director at Second Congregational Church, accompanist, and private piano teacher. He is very happy to have the opportunity to work with the BCC this year.

Deborah Teller, Production Manager/Music Librarian

Deborah's professional life is rooted in theater. She is an Equity stage manager and has been the executive director of the National Shakespeare Company in New York City and the production/company manager of The People's Light and Theatre Company outside of Philadelphia. She has been working with the Bennington Children's Chorus since 2007.

Lauren Gotlieb, Chorus Manager


Lauren has played the piano since she was a young child. She now has three young children of her own and her house is full of music - cello, dress, violin, saxophone, oboe, recorder and voice!