Michael Lippert is director of Academy Choirs at Punahou School. He is also conductor of the University Chorus at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. A past president of ACDA-Hawaii, his choirs
frequently debut newly commissioned and emerging choral repertoire, most recently the Hawaii premiere of Susie Ibarra's The City, as part of Radio Radiance, sponsored by the Young People's Chorus
of NYC. Mike holds degrees in conducting and music education from Ithaca College, and Creative Writing and Social and Decision Sciences from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a candidate for
Dalcroze Certificate at the Marta Sanchez Dalcroze Training Center at Carnegie Mellon University.