Kapellmeister

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Ka·pell·meis·ter

 (kə-pĕl′mī′stər, kä-)
n.
The leader of a choir or orchestra.

[German : Kapell, choir (from Medieval Latin capella; see chapel) + Meister, master; see Meistersinger.]

kapellmeister

(kæˈpɛlˌmaɪstə)
n, pl -ter
(Classical Music) a variant spelling of capellmeister

con•duc•tor

(kənˈdʌk tər)

n.
1. a person who conducts; a leader, guide, director, or manager.
2. an employee on a bus, train, or other public conveyance who is in charge of the conveyance and its passengers, collects fares or tickets, etc.
3. a person who directs an orchestra, band, or chorus, esp. by motions of a baton or the hands.
4. a substance, body, or device that readily conducts heat, electricity, sound, etc.
[1525–50; < Latin]
con•duc•to•ri•al (ˌkɒn dʌkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-) adj.
con•duc′tor•ship`, n.
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6, what would have been his 85th birthday, in Quebec City's Eglise Saint-Charles-Borromee, where he had been Maitre de Chapelle for more than half a century.
I'm also maitre de chapelle at the church of La Nativite in Laprairie [south of Montreal].