Judith Gary—Music Director and Conductor, The Virginia Consort and Youth Chorale


Judith Gary brings over 35 years of conducting experience to her work with The Virginia Consort and The Virginia Consort Youth Chorale.

With an undergraduate degree in Music Theory and Composition from Boston University and a graduate degree in Music History from The University of Virginia, Ms. Gary has continued her studies for many summers at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ. She has served as adjudicator at vocal and choral competitions and as guest conductor at choral festivals.

In her career, she has directed choruses of virtually every age group, size and voicing. She brings to her conducting a commitment to musical excellence and a shared joy in the extraordinary possibilities of the choral art. Ms. Gary is the founding director of The Virginia Consort.

“I had a feeling when I went to The Virginia Consort performance it would be different. From the moment Judith Gary entered the hall, I knew it was going to be serious fun; there was an excitement that was catching, and I caught it. I’m hooked on The Virginia Consort and find it well worth the hour’s drive. BRAVO!” —Holly Watts, WMRA Public Radio