Vesna Mehinovic, Organist/Choir Master
leads the parish in music during our Rite II service. She oversees
the Choir, Childrenís Choir and our Bell Choir.
began her formal education in music by receiving a diploma in Music
Theory and Piano Teaching and Performing from the High School for
Music in Sarajevo. She continued her Bachelor of Arts degree
in Conducting and Music Theory at the Sarajevo Music Academy and
received a Master of Arts in Conducting and Music Theory at Wesleyan Univeristy in Middletown, CT.
Vesna is the first
professional woman to conduct an orchestra in Bosnia and Herzegovinia.
addition to her work at St. Michael's, Vesna is the conductor and
music director for the Hamden Symphony Orchestra, teaches music at a
number of elementary schools and is the Conductor for the Greater
Waterbury Youth Symphony.