Our 30th Year of Choral Excellence!

Artistic Staff

Jonathan Lunneberg
Assistant Conductor

Jonathan Lunneberg holds the Bachelor's degree in Music Education and is near completion of the Master's Degree in Choral Conducting, both from Oakland University, where he studies under Dr. Michael Mitchell. He currently teaches both choir and general music at Churchill High School; and Frost Middle School for the lIvonia Public School's District, and he is a member of the American Choral Director's Association (ACDA) and the Michigan School Vocal Music Association. At the 2013 Michigan ACDA conference, he participated in a graduate student conducting master class with Dr. David Rayl of Michigan State University

Seohyun You
Accompanist

Seohyun You was born in Seoul, South Korea and moved to the United States to study music in 1997. Mrs. You holds bachelors and masters degrees in piano performance from Eastern Michigan University where she was a student of Dr. Joel Schoenhals. While at EMU, she served as a graduate assistant for Dr. Schoenhals, and an accompanist for the university choir, opera workshop, and private studio vocalists and instrumentalists. Prior to her arrival at EMU, Mrs. You studied with Joel Hastings.

Mrs. You is currently the choral accompanist at South Lyon High School. She is also an active piano teacher in the Ann Arbor area, with a studio of about 20 students. Mrs. You also serves as organist and pianist at St. James United Church of Christ in Saline. In addition, she serves as pianist at Ann Arbor Korean Assembly of God. Mrs. You now resides in Ann Arbor with her husband and their two children, Daniel and Gia.

Steven Lorenz
Music Director & Conductor

Steven Lorenz is director of choirs at Ann Arbor Pioneer High School in the Ann Arbor Public Schools, the 2011 National GRAMMY Signature School, where he directs four curricular choirs, oversees seven extra-curricular choirs, and teaches advanced placement music theory. Mr. Lorenz began working with Measure for Measure in 2003 as the assistant conductor. In 2007, he began serving as music director and conductor. During the summer, Mr. Lorenz is on the conducting faculty at the Interlochen Arts Camp, directing the Intermediate Vocal Arts program.

Choirs prepared by Mr. Lorenz have appeared at the American Choral Directors Association Central Division Convention (2010, 2014), American Choral Directors Association Michigan State Convention (2008, 2011), Intercollegiate Men’s Choruses seminar (2010, 2014), Michigan Music Conference (2009, 2010, 2013), and Michigan Youth Arts Festival (2012, 2013), and have sung under the batons of Enrique Diemecke, Arie Lipsky, Paul Rardin, David Rayl, and Leonard Riccinto. Mr. Lorenz conducted the 2012 MSVMA Region C Honors Choir and 2013 MSVMA TTBB State Honors Choir.

Mr. Lorenz currently serves as President-Elect for the Michigan School Vocal Music Association, and on the full board of the Intercollegiate Men’s Choruses, Inc. Mr. Lorenz holds degrees from Michigan State University (M.M.) and Carleton College (B.A.), studying conducting with Jonathan Reed and Lawrence Burnett.

Dr. Leonard Riccinto - Founding Conductor

Dr. Leonard RiccintoUntil his untimely death on December 11, 2006, Dr. Leonard L. Riccinto served as Professor of Music at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He directed the University and Chamber Choirs, supervised student teachers, and taught choral conducting and secondary school vocal methods. He had directed Measure for Measure from its founding in 1988.

Dr. Riccinto earned his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the University of Michigan School of Music. He was awarded the Doctor of Musical Arts degree by Michigan State University in 1985. He is also a veteran of twenty years of public school teaching at the secondary level, holding positions in the Grosse Pointe and Battle Creek school systems in Michigan.

Dr. Leonard RiccintoHe was past president of the American Choral Directors Association - Michigan, and a member of the Michigan School Vocal Music Association. Dr. Riccinto was also the director of the Plymouth Oratorio Society, and served as a guest clinician and adjudicator.

On January 13, 2007, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to male choral singing in America, Dr. Leonard Riccinto was posthumously awarded the 2007 Marshall Bartholomew Award by the Intercollegiate Men's Choruses, a national association of male choruses.