Director of Music Ministry
Ondine Young is a violin/violist, musical director, and educator who works with many organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned a doctoral degree from the University of Southern California in choral conducting and early music performance.
Currently, she works with the National Children’s Chorus, Piedmont Pianos/East Bay Children's Choirs, the Crowden School of Music, First United Methodist Church San Leandro, Old First Presbyterian Church, Philharmonia Baroque, Albany Consort, Sacramento Baroque, Jubilate, San Francisco Early Music Society, Cantare, WAVE, Junior Bach, Arlington Arts music studio, Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra, and others.
Ondine co-founded “Tea, Talks, and Treasures” at the Pacific Boychoir Academy. She is on the board of directors at Dandelion Dance Theater and Winds Across the Bay. Her past roles include teaching and conducting for the ECYS/Golden State Youth Orchestra, Marin/Oakland School for the Arts, Sound Minds/California Symphony, Bentley School, Stern Grove, and the Carmel Bach Festival. She has also conducted the San Francisco Boys' and Girls' Chorus as well as the Kairos Youth Choir.
Prior to living in the Bay Area, Ondine spearheaded the Choral Program at the University of San Diego. She studied violin, viola, choral, orchestral conducting, and performance practice at the University of California Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara.