Broadmoor Chamber Singers, founded in 1979, is a community chorus based in Natick, Massachusetts. This ensemble provides opportunities for rehearsing, performing, and experiencing diverse choral music. The Broadmoor Chamber Singers endeavor to enrich the Metrowest area culturally through exposure to varied musical works. Members of the group work to foster a sense of community across towns, while sharing a unique musical experience. The chorus sustains itself through public and private fundraising as well as recruitment, publicity, and ticketed events.
June Ambush joined the Broadmoor Chamber Singers in the fall of 2005. She has served as a music educator and performing artist since 1972. Ms. Ambush was appointed in September of 2013 as Chorus Instructor at The Roland Hayes School of Music - a Boston Public Magnet School for the John D. O'Bryant School of Science and Mathematics in Roxbury, MA. She previously served as Music Specialist and Choral Director from 1999 to 2013 at the John Marshall Elementary School in Dorchester, MA and taught undergraduate music courses at Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, MA from 2006 to 2011. From 2007 to 2013, Ms. Ambush taught theory classes and directed the Training Choir with The Treble Chorus of New England in Andover, MA. She was appointed Neighborhood Site Director for the Training Choirs with the Boston Children's Chorus at Villa Victoria in the South End from 2004 to 2008.
Ms. Ambush received her Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Howard University, Washington, D.C. in 1976. From 1972 to 1985 she taught piano classes at the Sewell Music Conservatory in Washington, D.C. and played with various jazz and R&B bands from 1974 to 1985. Ms. Ambush completed four levels of certification with the Kodaly Music Institute Summer Program at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. From 1992 to 2012, she served as keyboardist for the Christ Temple Of Godly Wisdom Ministry in Framingham, MA.
In the spring of 1979, a group of friends under the direction of Floice Lund began singing together in the kitchen of the wildlife sanctuary director’s home on the grounds of Broadmoor Audubon Sanctuary in Natick, Massachusetts. Since that time, the Broadmoor Chamber Singers have performed extensively in New England for music-loving audiences at Faneuil Hall, the Hammond Castle, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Higgins Armory and numerous churches.
The group is known for its diverse repertoire.
1983-1997 Jonathan Rappaport 1997-2001 Kathleen Atteberry 2001-2003 Daniel Jason Bishop 2003-2004 Nathan Zullinger 2004-2005 Rebecca Kenneally, Interim Director