Patrick Cogan

Operations Manager


Patrick Cogan considers himself a people person. His management skills range from extensive stage management in theaters to the hospitality industry at corporate venues such as Bennigans, Steak and Ale, and, the Ground Round restaurants. He has served as group sales manager and assistant ticket office manager for Mason Gross School of the Arts and has worked in ticket sales for the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and Paper Mill Playhouse.

Patrick has also spent over thirty years as a professional actor. Seven national tours have brought him to all forty-eight contiguous states and three provinces in Canada. He has been seen and heard in commercials, public service announcements, industrials, and museum installations across the United States.

Office Location

Geology Hall, Room 002C (Lower Level)
Old Queens Campus
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
85 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Contact Information

Phone: 848-932-7808
Fax: 732-932-4840
Email: Kirkpatrick Chapel


Renée Anne Louprette


Renée Anne Louprette is University Organist and Coordinator of the Organ department at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, and a former member of the organ faculties of the Manhattan School of Music, The Hartt School – University of Hartford, and Montclair State University

She was appointed Associate Director of Music of the Unitarian Church of All Souls in New York in 2015, having previously served as Organist and Associate Director of Music and the Arts at Trinity Wall Street and Associate Director of Music at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola.

She has concertized throughout North America, Europe, and Australia to critical acclaim. An active collaborative keyboardist, she is a member of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Lincoln Center, accompanist for Voices of Ascension, and has appeared in Carnegie, Zankel, Avery Fisher, Merkin, and Alice Tully Halls in New York and the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia.

Her recording of J. S. Bach’s Great Eighteen Chorales was named one of the top classical music recordings of 2014 by the New York Times.