The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware is delighted to have Douglas P. Bender join us as Artistic Director. Douglas Bender was born and raised in northern New Jersey and recently moved to the area with his wife. He is a NJ public school music educator and has taught music and conducted scholastic choirs for the past 13 years. Douglas earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and a Master’s degree in vocal performance from Montclair State University. He has performed as a chorister and tenor soloist in various ensembles throughout northern NJ and New York. He is honored to be trusted with conducting the Rainbow Chorale of Delaware and is looking forward to an exciting season of music to come.