Doreen Alsen will lead The Woman’s Chorale at 171 Cedar Arts Center


Doreen has been teaching singing at CSMA since 1985. She is the Artistic Director for Bella Voce, a group of women dedicated to excellence in the performance of treble literature. Also known as the Finger Lakes Women’s Chorale, Doreen took the reins in 1992 and was well known for her innovative programming and for the group’s rich, distinctive sound.

She is the script writer and music director for CSMA’s acclaimed musical theater camp for teens, Star Search, penning scripts such as Bored With The Rings, Titanic a la Disney, and The Big Bang Theory Goes Boom. Hilarity ensued.

She was music director for All Saints Church for 26 years, before leaving the position 1n 2012.

A multi-published author of romance, she’s received rave reviews from several publications, including the Romantic Times Book Club. She’s an active member of the Romance Writers of America, the Central New York Romance Writers, and the Southern Tier Authors of Romance. Check her out at