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MOLLY MASSER

Molly Masser provides support for the Susquehanna Chorale’s artistic and operational activities, its concerts and special performances, and the Educational Outreach Program choirs for children and youth.


Ms. Masser has extensive experience as a high school music teacher, and a theater, choral, and band director. She recently retired from the Northern Lebanon School District. Throughout her career, she supervised all aspects of more than 30 drama and musical productions. She also conducted choral and band ensembles. In addition, Ms. Masser is accomplished on several instruments, with emphasis on piano and French horn.

 

Ms. Masser earned undergraduate and master’s degrees in music education from Lebanon Valley College.

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Karen Lynch

Administrative Assistant

dev@susquehannachorale.org

Karen Lynch (soprano) is a long-time member of the Susquehanna Chorale. She provides support for the artistic and administrative staff and assists in the organization’s daily operations.  

Ms. Lynch holds a BS Degree in Music Education with a concentration in voice (Lebanon Valley College), a BA in Psychology (Lebanon Valley College), and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education (Millersville University).  She recently retired from a thirty-one-year career teaching first and second grades and middle school/high school vocal music in central Pennsylvania.  During that time, she also directed several elementary and high school musicals. 

Ms. Lynch has performed with several community and college-affiliated choirs over the years.   She studied voice with Linda Tedford, Philip Morgan, Ruth Drucker, and Thom Houser. She serves on the Susquehanna Chorale’s Board of Directors, its Educational Outreach Committee, and its Hospitality Committee.  

Ms. Lynch has also been involved in her community as a church choir director and private music teacher. 

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BARRY KROEKER

Director of Marketing

marketing@susquehannachorale.org

Barry Kroeker joined the Susquehanna Chorale staff in the spring of 2022. He is an orchestral oboist and professional marketer with more than two decades of corporate communications experience.

Barry began his oboe studies when he was nine years old, and he joined the Marion Philharmonic Orchestra as second oboist just three years later. He continued his music studies at Wheaton College, and later received his Master's degree from the Hartt School of Music. He performed as principal oboist of the South Dakota Symphony for two years before accepting the position of Assistant Professor of Music at Penn State University; a position he held for eight years. Current musical activities include regular performances as principal oboist with the Nittany Valley Symphony and the Allegheny Winds.

His initial work in professional marketing and communications was as an editor and desktop publisher. He assumed a technical writing role at CANNON Instrument Company, which later expanded to include marketing responsibilities. He broadened his marketing credentials and experience at EnergyCAP, Inc., where he was given training, documentation, customer service, and digital marketing responsibilities, including email campaign management, SEO, website maintenance, content development, and project management.