Jamaica Plain People
JP’s Skare, Founder of Boston Latvian Chorus, Led Group at Song and Dance Festival in Riga
Jamaica Plain resident Krisīte Skare recently led the Boston Latvian Chorus in Riga in the 26th Song and Dance Festival. Skare, a talented, award-winning choral director of two choral groups, founded the choir in 2015. Krisīte Skare holds a Masters of Arts in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, a Masters of Music from the New England Conservatory of Music, and a Bachelor’s degree in Music from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She leads the Boston Latvian Chorus and the Neighborhood Rocks Choir. The choir is comprised of 41 members, most of Latvian descent. Singers are extremely dedicated, traveling to participate from all over Massachusetts, as near as Roslindale and as far as Millis.