Ondine Young is a busy performer, conductor, and instructor affiliated with many Bay Area organizations, including BCCO, Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir, The Crowden School, Stern Grove KidStage, First United Methodist Church San Leandro, Philharmonia Baroque, Albany Consort, Sacramento Baroque Soloists, Jubilate Orchestra, San Francisco Early Music Society, Cantare Con Vivo, and Women’s Antique Vocal Ensemble (WAVE).
She cofounded “Tea, Talk, and Treasures” with Christine Baker at Pacific Boychoir Academy; she is also on the board of Dandelion Dancetheater. Her past credits include music director, chamber music coach, and musicianship instructor at Marin School of the Arts, Sound Minds with California Symphony, Bentley School, and Oakland School for the Arts. In addition, she was a conductor for the San Francisco Boys Chorus and the San Francisco Girls Chorus. Previously, she spearheaded the choral program at the University of San Diego.
Ondine studied violin, viola, choral and orchestral conducting, and performance practice at the University of California at Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara. She earned a doctoral degree at the University of Southern California in choral conducting and early music performance. For more information, visit www.lamonicaensemble.com.