Renée Porzel is the Music Director of the Melodeers Chorus. She has a deep understanding of Sweet Adelines and a proven track record of success. In her previous roles as Showmanship Coordinator and Associate Director of the Melodeers, she was responsible for the creative direction of the chorus, the development of new music initiatives, and assisted with the management of the music staff.
Renée is a member of the Sweet Adelines International Faculty Program and is a Certified Visual Communication Judge. She served on the Sweet Adelines International Board of Directors for several years, and was International President from 2012-14.
Renee coaches choruses and quartets around the world, and specializes in helping groups reach their potential visually and vocally,so they can accomplish their performance and competition goals.
Renée and her husband Bob reside in Buffalo Grove, IL. They are the proud parents of Aaron and Ethan. Bob and Renee are the lucky, and very proud, grandparents to three special and beautiful granddaughters!