Madeline Hershenson
Madeline List Hershenson graduated from the Manhattan School of Music in New York with a Bachelor of Music degree in piano and a Master’s degree in Music Education. She taught for thirty-three years at public schools in New York City and Charleston.  Over the course of her career, she has conducted classes in string orchestra, chorus and music theory from kindergarten through to the twelfth grade. Many of her students have been awarded scholarships and achieved excellent results at SCMEA events.
 
In addition, she has experience in teaching both classical and popular music to young beginners and adults. Some of her students have been accepted as piano majors into the Charleston County School of the Arts and Hart College of Music. Throughout her career, Ms. Hershenson has had continuous and varied performing experiences. She has given solo piano recitals, performed a number of concertos, and accompanied choirs in the United States, Europe, and Israel. She was also the pianist and the harpsichordist with the Kingsborough Orchestra in Brooklyn, New York for over a decade.
 
She is also a published arranger of choral music, as well as the founder and music director of the Jewish Choral Society, a community choir that has been part of the Yaschik and Arnold Jewish Studies program at the College of Charleston for the past fourteen years.