As Managing Director for Boston Children’s Chorus, Irene Idicheria oversees singer programs, office operations, and human resources. Previously, Irene served on BCC's artistic team, conducting multiple choirs.
As a teacher and program director, Irene brings experience in K-12 and collegiate settings. A certified Kodály instructor, she taught general music and chorus in the Lawrence Public Schools for ten years, as well as serving as the District Facilitator of Music Programs for four years. Irene taught graduate music education classes at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee from 2012 to 2021.
An advocate for music education, Irene was a board member for the Massachusetts Music Educator's Association, co-founded the Massachusetts All-State Treble Chorus, and served on the editorial board for the Massachusetts Music Educator's Journal. She currently sits on the board of the Urban Music Leadership Conference and Choral Arts New England.
Irene hails from Bangalore, India. She moved to the United States to study music education at Gordon College, later earning a master’s degree in music education from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, CT. Irene enjoys reading, traveling, and trying to replicate her family's South Indian recipes.