Margaret Boudreaux is Director of Choral Activities and Music Department Chair at McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland. She has edited, arranged and performed choral music from the Renaissance and Baroque periods as well as folksongs, popular music, vocal jazz and been musical director for more than 20 musical theater productions. Dr. Boudreaux is an active member of the International Federation for Choral Music, the American Choral Director's Association, and Chorus America, and has published articles in the journals of all three groups. She has served as the Maryland Repertoire and Standards chair for both Colleges and Universities and for Ethnic and Multi-cultural Music for ACDA. She also served on as the President of the Colleges and Universities division of the Maryland Music Educators Association. A frequent clinician and conductor, Dr. Boudreaux has performed with her choirs at conferences and for special presentations at the Kennedy Center and the MCI center in Washington, DC and numerous conferences. In 2005 members she directed a choir in the Festival 500 International Choral Invitational in St. John's Newfoundland. She studied conducting with recent Grammy award winner for best choral performance, Helmuth Rilling, with whom she sang and studied for two years in both Stuttgart and at the State Conservatory of Music in Frankfurt, Germany, and with Donald Neuen at the Eastman School of Music. She holds degrees in music from the Universities of Arizona in Tucson, Oregon in Eugene, and Colorado in Boulder. In May 2008 Dr. Boudreaux received the Ira Zepp Excellence in Teaching Award at McDaniel College.