Abby Frost is serving in her fifth year as Director of Choirs at Ipswich High School, where she conducts three choirs, teaches class Voice, Guitar and Theory, serves as Music Director for the spring musical, and accompanies the middle school choruses. An experienced music and drama educator, Ms. Frost has taught at the middle, high school, community, and collegiate levels since 2003. She also serves as Choral Conductor for First Church in Wenham.
Ms. Frost has extensive experience as a director, vocal coach and musical director for opera and musical theater productions; she has served as Music Director for productions at Ipswich High School, Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School, Miles River Middle School, Manchester Summerstage, and Stebens Children's Theater, and as chorus master for Luther College Opera Theatre. Her own stage credits include straight theater, musical theater, and opera, and many years of choral singing with Lyricora (Byfield, MA), Lorelei Ensemble, Boston Cecilia, Tanglewood Symphony Chorus, Tucson Chamber Artists (now True Concord), Tucson Symphony Chorus, and the Nordic Choir of Luther College under Weston Noble.
Ms. Frost has presented at the All-State Convention for the National Association for Music Education and for the Massachusetts chapter of ACDA, and she served as guest conductor and clinician for regional honor choirs across the East Coast. Ms. Frost has served on the Mass. ACDA State Board as Repertoire and Standards Chair for Middle School. Ms. Frost earned a dual music education/performance degree from Luther College (IA), an MM in Choral Conducting from the University of Arizona, and National Board Certification. A native Minnesotan, Ms. Frost lives in Ipswich.