Kira Winter began working as Music Director at St. Paul in 2012. She holds a master's degree in choral conducting from Boston University and a bachelor's degree in music from St. Olaf College. Alongside her work at St. Paul, Kira serves as Resident Conductor for the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum. An active vocalist, Kira has sung with the Boston New Music Initiative, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Lorelei Ensemble, and is a former soprano choral scholar at Boston University's Marsh Chapel. Prior to beginning work at Harvard, Kira served as choral director and middle school music teacher at Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, MA and as choral director and music teacher at the Health and Human Services High School in Lawrence, MA. Kira and her husband, Seth, are both Minnesota natives and currently reside in Methuen, MA.