Maxine M. Asselin
Ph.D. (Music Education), University of Connecticut
M.M. (Voice), Manhattan School of Music
B.M., (Voice and Opera), Eastman School of Music
In her twenty-seven years at BSU, Dr. Asselin taught courses in choral conducting, music education, aural skills, class piano, music fundamentals, applied and class voice, and music appreciation. Before coming to BSU, Dr. Asselin sang professionally in New York City and throughout New England, appearing with such notables as Leonard Bernstein and Robert Shaw. She also taught at both the junior and senior high school levels in Connecticut. Currently, Dr. Asselin is Music Director of Jubilate Chorale, a community choir whose concert tours have taken them to Italy, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and the former Yugoslavia.
Dr. Asselin remains actively involved with the American Choral Directors Association, for which she has served as Massachusetts and Eastern Division President, Assistant National Convention Chair, and charter member of the Endowment Trust Board. She is presently the National Treasurer of the Association.
Other professional affiliations include the International Federation of Choral Musicians, MENC, NEA, College Music Society, and the American Brahms Society. She is listed in many national and international directories including Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Education, and Who's Who in America.
Last Modified: August 26, 2010