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Conductor/Composer Anthony J. Maglione is a graduate of Westminster Choir College of Rider University, East Carolina University, and the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the Director of Choral Studies at William Jewell College where, under his direction, the Concert Choir was Runner Up (2nd Place) for the American Prize in Choral Performance, College/University Division. In addition to his responsibilities at William Jewell College, he serves as Artist-in-Residence and Choir Master at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Kansas City, Conductor Emeritus of the Freelance Ensemble Artists of NJ Symphony Orchestra. From 2012 to 2018 he served as Director of the Greater Kansas City AGO Schola Cantorum.
An active composer, Anthony’s choral works are growing in popularity and are published on GIA’s “Evoking Sound” choral series. In the last several years his music has appeared at state and national-level conventions, on TV, in video games, and has been recorded on Gothic Records, Albany Records, and Centaur Records. In 2014 and 2015, Anthony was honored as a Semi-Finalist and Finalist (respectively) for the American Prize in Composition, Professional Choral Division and was recently awarded the 2016-2017 William Jewell College Spencer Family Sabbatical, a year-long fully funded sabbatical in order to compose two new large-scale works for choir, soloists and chamber orchestra. Anthony's cantata "The Wedding of Solomon" premiered at the 2018 American Guild of Organists National Convention. He is currently slated for several more premieres throughout the United States during the remainder of 2018 and 2019.
As a tenor, Anthony has appeared with Kansas City Baroque Consortium, Sunflower Baroque, Spire Chamber Ensemble, and currently performs and records with The Same Stream Choir. This year, he joined the roster of Kantorei KC, a professional choir based in Kansas City.
Anthony has made numerous guest conducting/clinician appearances and has prepared ensembles for such esteemed conductors as James Conlon, James Jordan, David Newman, Donald Neuen, and Alex Treger. Ensembles under his leadership have performed nationally and internationally at renowned concert venues including Disney Hall in Los Angeles and Carnegie Hall in New York City.
For Anthony's works published on James Jordan's "Evoking Sound" choral series, please click below.
Ave Maris Stella
SATB div. a cap.
GIA Publications G-9885
Set Me As A Seal Upon Thine Heart
SATB div., flute
GIA Publications G-8583
Out of the Depths
SATB div., Soprano Solo, organ, brass quintet, percussion
GIA Publications G-7818
Oh Thou Great Power, In Whom I Move (2008)
SATB div. a cap., clarinet
GIA Publications G-7698
The One and the Many
SATB div. piano, viola
GIA Publications G-7407
SSAATTBB div. a cap.
GIA Publications G - 7355
O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee (2006)
GIA Publications G-7343
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