Andrew Burger

Andrew Burger

Conducting Fellow

Andrew Burger is a conductor and performer from Niskayuna, New York. He recently completed his master’s degree in choral conducting from Bard College and is currently the director of music ministries at the Niskayuna Reformed Church.

During his...

Thomas Burton

Thomas Burton

Conducting Fellow

Raised in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Thomas Burton grew up with choral music as his bread and butter. A recent graduate of McGill University's orchestral training program, Thomas has performed as a trombonist with such groups as the McGill Symphony...

Casey Cook

Casey Cook

Conducting Fellow

Casey Cook is a dynamic choral musician and educator, moving fluently between the fields of conducting, composition, and vocal performance. He is increasingly sought after as an adjudicator, clinician, and guest conductor.

Cook holds a...

Matthew Davis

Conducting Fellow

Matthew Davis, a Southern California native, is a versatile conductor quickly making a name for himself throughout the region. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of Southern California, studying conducting under Dr. Jo-Michael...

Jabarie Glass

Conducting Fellow

Jabarie Glass is a doctoral student in conducting in the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, studying under the mentorship of Dr. Jerry Blackstone.  He serves as assistant conductor of the University of Michigan Men’s Glee...

Jaeeun Kim

Conducting Fellow

An enthusiastic young conductor, Jaeeun Kim has been praised for her “graceful” gestural vocabulary and “well-planned, prepared and conducted” rehearsal. Kim has been appointed to direct a variety of choirs and orchestras throughout the United States,...

Shohei Kobayashi

Conducting Fellow

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Japanese-American conductor Shohei Kobayashi aspires to synthesize his insights as singer/songwriter, multi-genre bandmate, choral musician, and art song interpreter to inspire deeply personal musical...

Tom Peterson

Conducting Fellow
Tom Peterson is a conductor and composer currently finishing a DMA in choral conducting at the University of Arizona. He is completing his first year as music director of the Master Chorale of Flagstaff and has served as music director at Christ...

Nate Widelitz

Conducting Fellow

Singer, conductor, and educator Nate Widelitz has performed at New York’s Lincoln Center, Singapore’s Esplanade, and Osaka’s Izumi Hall under the batons of Gustavo Dudamel, Franz Welser-Möst, Nicholas McGegan, Masaaki Suzuki, and Helmuth Rilling. He has...

Trevor Kroeger

Conducting Fellow

Trevor Kroeger is an active conductor, performer, and music educator from Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the director of music and primary organist at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Cincinnati, where he founded the Choir of St. Rose, a professional chamber...

Jonathan Laabs

Conducting Fellow

Jonathan Laabs has been an active conductor, clinician, professional singer, and music educator since 2008. He currently holds a position as Professor of Music at Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN, where he conducts the College Chorale and teaches...

Xiaosha Lin

Conducting Fellow

Xiaosha Lin’s extensive experience as a choral director includes collegiate choirs, children’s choirs, and church choirs. Lin was appointed as assistant condcutor at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) where she assisted with the University Choir and...

Wendy Bamonte

Conducting Scholar

Wendy Bamonte enjoys a varied career in music, both as a conductor and instrumentalist. She holds a master’s degree in music education (conducting) from Portland State University and a Master of Music degree (flute performance) from Boston University....

Stephanie Benton

Stephanie Benton

Conducting Scholar

Stephanie Benton hails from Colorado, where she grew up taking piano and dance lessons, composing music, and singing in the Colorado Children's Chorale. Stephanie attended the University of Denver, receiving music degrees in piano performance (B.M.) and...

Cory Davis

Conducting Scholar

Cory Davis is a freelance musician and nonprofit arts professional. He recently reserved his master’s degree in choral conducting from Temple University, and was the recipient of the 2017 Elaine Brown Tribute Award. He is the music director at Marple...

Raul Dominguez

Conducting Scholar

Raul Dominguez is currently earning his master’s degree in choral conducting at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. At Ithaca, he studies conducting with Dr. Janet Galván, assists with undergraduate conducting...

Angelica Dunsavage

Conducting Scholar

Angelica Dunsavage is entering her second year as a DMA student in choral conducting at University of Arizona’s Fred Fox School of Music, where she studies with Dr. Bruce Chamberlain and Dr. Elizabeth Schauer. She is currently the director of music at...

Jeremy Edelstein

Conducting Scholar

Jeremy Edelstein recently graduated from Penn State University with honors in music education, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in English literature. His undergraduate thesis project examined the influence of Walt Whitman's poetry on American vocal music...

Brandon Hollihan

Conducting Scholar

Brandon Hollihan is currently a doctoral student in choral conducting in the Sacred Music Program at the University of Notre Dame, located in South Bend, Indiana. Before this he was a high school vocal music educator and the music director for a...

Sarah Hughes

Conducting Scholar

Sarah Hughes is the assistant director of the Orange County Women’s Chorus in Laguna Hills, CA. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in music education with an emphasis in voice from the Conservatory of Music at Chapman University in Orange, CA. She...