Singing Hoosiers

  • October 21, 2017
  • Simon Music Center
  • Auer Hall, 200 S. Jordan Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • 812-855-9846
  • 8:00 PM
  • Free

Singing Hoosiers

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Chris Albanese, director

About the Director

Chris Albanese is assistant professor of choral conducting for the IU Jacobs School of Music. He was previously a member of the Grammy Award-winning ensemble Chanticleer, under the direction of William Fred Scott. Referred to as “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker, Chanticleer performs a variety of repertoire ranging from early music to pop and jazz in over 120 yearly concerts across the United States and internationally. At the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Albanese served as conductor of the Men’s Chorus, while also leading the university’s men’s and women’s choruses in several performances. Additionally, he served in the roles of chorus master and assistant conductor for mainstage and undergraduate opera productions, respectively. Albanese served on the choral faculties of Xavier University and Archbishop McNicholas High School in Cincinnati. He has facilitated master classes throughout the United States and Europe, and has presented clinics for the Ohio Music Education Association, Music America, Chanticleer Youth Choral Festival and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

Singing Hoosiers