Reeder Music Academy

​​3482 Camino Tassajara​​​
Danville, CA 94506
​Tel: 925-964-0571
​Email: [email protected]

​​​Make Music A Part Of Your Life!
Margaret Secour  
Voice, Piano, & Flute instructor 
Soprano Margaret Secour is a 5th generation musician and has been singing since the age of 6. As a child she studied piano and flute.

She attended California State University, Long Beach where she studied music with a concentration in opera. She has performed with San Francisco Opera Chorus, San Francisco Symphony Chorus, San Francisco Lyric Opera, Lamplighters, and Oakland Civic Theatre; toured nationally with Pasadena-based Opera A La Carte, a Gilbert and Sullivan company; and appeared internationally with Master Chorale of Orange County. Roles performed include Frasquita in Carmen; Micaëla in Carmen; Flora in La Traviata; Lili in Carnival; Edith in Pirates of Penzance; Lady Ella in Patience; and Manuelita in La Périchole. Solo engagements include the Mozart Requiem, Fauré Requiem, Rutter Requiem, Andrew Lloyd Webber Requiem, Vivaldi Gloria, Britten Rejoice in the Lamb, Handel Messiah, Bach St. Matthew Passion, Pergolesi Stabat Mater, and Bach’s Coffee Cantata. Solo recitals have been presented at St. Mary the Virgin, S.F., Grace Cathedral, S.F., Holy Innocents’, S.F., and for the bay area chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota. Solo and back-up singing engagements for nationally recognized recordings and performances include the soundtrack for the motion picture Spy Kids, back-up vocals for Andy Williams, an appearance on the West Coast Live radio program with Sedge Thompson, and an appearance in Sweeney Todd with the SF Symphony.

She was on the faculty of the San Francisco Boys Chorus from 2005-2010 where she served as Jr. Apprentice Chorus Director and director of the Marin Campus, in addition to teaching theory and sight-singing. She taught preschool through eighth grade music at St. Patrick Catholic School, Rodeo, CA from 2007-2012. At St. Patrick School she was the music director for the annual middle school musical and while there conducted Seussical Jr., Willy Wonka Jr., Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr., Bye Bye Birdie, and Music Man Jr. 
Ms. Secour is currently the Director of Music at St. Clare’s Episcopal Church, Pleasanton, CA where she directs two choirs and manages a concert series.