Pierre Massé received his Bachelor’s degree in sacred music from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey in 1983, studying piano with Harold Zabrack, voice with Marvin Keenze, and choral conducting with Joseph Flummerfelt, Frauke Hassemann and Allen Crowell. He earned his Master’s in Historical Performance from Boston University in 2006, studying harpsichord with Peter Sykes and performance practice with Martin Pearlman. During the summer of 1987 he studied solfège and music-theory at Les Ecoles d’Art Americaines de Fontainebleau, in Fontainebleau, France as a student of Isabelle Duha. As the director of Ecclesia Consort, which he founded in 1992, he has conducted critically acclaimed performances of orchestral and choral masterworks. Massé is the Director of Music at Saint Jude’s Church in Lincoln, Rhode Island where he directs the adult choir, the children’s choir, the cherub choir, and a 4.5 octave hand bell choir. He lives in East Greenwich, Rhode Island with his wife Janet, and has two children, Theresa and John.