Ondine Young

Ondine is a violin/violist, musical director/conductor, and educator who works with many organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned a doctoral degree from the University of Southern California in choral conducting and early music performance.

Currently she works with Marin Girls Chorus, Piedmont Pianos, Old First Concerts San Francisco, the Crowden School of Music, Trinity Lutheran Church Alameda; and performs with Philharmonia Baroque, Albany Consort, Sacramento Baroque, Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra, Jubilate, San Francisco Early Music Society, Cantare, WAVE, Junior Bach, Arlington Arts and others. 

Ondine co-founded “Tea, Talks, and Treasures” at The Pacific Boychoir Academy. She is on the board of directors of Dandelion Dance Theater and Winds Across the Bay. Her past roles include teaching and conducting for: National Children’s Chorus, Piedmont East Bay Children's Choirs, Golden State Youth Orchestra, Marin and Oakland Schools for the Arts, Sound Minds/California Symphony, Bentley School, Stern Grove, and the Carmel Bach Festival. She has also conducted San Francisco Boys' and Girls’ Choruses as well as Kairos Youth Choirs.

Prior to living in the Bay Area, Ondine spearheaded the choral program at the University of San Diego. She studied violin, viola, choral, orchestral conducting, and performance practice at the University of California Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara.

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