Maggie Tripold is Director of Music and Worship Arts at the Colts Neck Reformed Church, where she coordinates the overall music program (five vocal choirs, five handbell choirs and an instrumental ensemble) as well as drama and arts-related programs with over 140 members of the congregation involved. Maggie also directs two of the handbell choirs, accompanies several of the choirs, assists in worship planning and coordinates other creative arts endeavors. Maggie is a graduate of Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey, where she received a Bachelor of Music with majors in church music and piano.
Maggie is also the accompanist for the Monmouth University Concert Chorus and Chamber Choir where her husband, Dr. David Tripold, is Director of Choral Activities. In addition, she serves as accompanist for local high school concerts and musicals, plays piano/keyboard for local theater company productions and has also worked as a handbell clinician and adjudicator.
In her spare time, Maggie enjoys playing competitive tennis, both singles and doubles; composing and arranging music; and spending time with her grown children, Amy and Greg.