Margaret Angelini began her organ studies as a freshman at Wellesley College with Frank Taylor, and completed a Masters Degree in Organ at New England Conservatory with William Porter. Since then she has given numerous performances around New England on organ, harpsichord, and carillon. Having taught piano and music theory at Stonehill College for 9 years, she now teaches carillon at Wellesley College, where she acts as advisor to the 25-member student Guild of Carillonneurs. She also serves as organist at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Sharon.
Ms. Angelini is a founding member of the early music group Ensemble Soleil, a group which has appeared in several early music festivals, including repeated appearances in the Boston Early Music Festival. She performed and taught with this chamber ensemble in a two-year artist-in-residence program at Colby-Sawyer College in NH, and has also performed in two symposia at the Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. She is also a founding member and occasional accompanist of the Seraphim Singers, a chamber chorus dedicated to sacred choral music of the last five centuries. She has worked with other period ensembles in the Boston area, including frequent summer performances with La Donna Musicale.
Ms. Angelini is a member of the Boston chapter of the American Guild of Organists, where she has served on numerous committees, and has served as both Sub-Dean and Dean. She has also served on the board of the Old West Organ Society, where after holding many roles is now the Executive Director. When she is not bringing carillon students on field trips around New England, she enjoys cooking, sewing, and crocheting afghans for her nieces and nephews.