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Artistic Director


As a spirited advocate for women’s choirs and gender equality, Meghan Eldred-Woolsey is honored to be the artistic director of Sistrum, Lansing Women’s Chorus.

Meghan received her Bachelors of Music Education and Masters in Choral Conducting from Michigan State University and is in her fifteenth year of teaching choir at DeWitt High School. Under her direction, DeWitt choirs have been selected to perform at the MSVMA Choral Hour at the Michigan Music Conference, the ACDA Michigan Fall Conference, and the Michigan Youth Arts Festival. In 2019, Meghan was chosen to direct the MSVMA TTBB State Honors Choir. In addition to directing the DeWitt High School musicals, Meghan is an avid director and performer in the Lansing Theatre Community and received the 2017 Greg Reuter Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre Education. She is a member of Michigan’s first professional women’s chorus, Mirabai, under the direction of Dr. Sandra Snow.

Smiling Women's Chorus Director


Former artistic director Meredith Bowen
Founder and Artistic director Rachel Alexander

Dr. Meredith Y. Bowen | 2001- 2016

Rachel Alexander | 1986-2001

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