The Island Chamber Singers was formed in May 2004 by means of a community meeting to see if there was enough interest in starting a choral group to perform only classical literature. There was that interest and the group was formed with Jane Lindberg, DMA as Music Director. The first concert was performed in November 2004 at First Baptist Church in Fernandina Beach. Twenty-four members of the group sang with a professional string quartet. Since that time, Island Chamber Singers has grown to thirty-five strong. The vision of the group is to provide an opportunity for members to sing classical literature and to develop an audience on Amelia Island for that literature.
View our repertoire for a list of works performed at previous concerts.
Our Music Director
Jane Walker Lindberg, DMA, founded the Island Chamber Singers in 2004 and has served as its Music Director since that time. She moved to Fernandina Beach in 1998 with her husband, Bob, to build Springer Controls Company, Inc. in Yulee, Florida. In the business, she serves as the international accountant. Jane has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Old Dominion College, a Master of Fine Arts in Music History and Literature from the University of Florida and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Composition from the University of South Carolina. She has served as an educator for the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival and was Adjunct Professor of Music History at Jacksonville University from 1999 to 2005. Dr. Lindberg has also taught courses for the Center for Lifelong Learning in Nassau County and is currently Director of Music for New Vision Congregational Church. She loves classical choral music with a passion, particularly the period of the Renaissance, but enjoys bringing the joy of music to all.
Our Board of Directors
Mack Sisson – General Manager
Letty Rubin – Venue & Attire (not pictured)
Ellie McGrath – Member At Large (not pictured)
Joan Cipriano – Publicity/Editor
Kimberly Aikens – Public Relations
Diane Pasieka – FICS-its (Friends of Island Chamber Singers) (not pictured)
Eli Seagraves – Member At Large
Kathy Stevensen – Member At Large
Island Chamber Singers, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free (800) 435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.