Anna Maria Marzullo: When I was 7 years old, a new spinet piano was delivered to my home. Little did I know that it was the seed of my passion for self-expression, teaching and listening to the world through music. I began teaching piano while in high school and “hung” with other young people who enjoyed listening, as I did, to Bach and Beethoven as well as to The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Since then, I’ve earned a Bachelor’s degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, a Master’s from the Johns Hopkins University, served on the faculty of the Peabody Preparatory School, was the Executive Director of the Allentown Symphony, served as a pianist for both individual musicians and ensembles at Lafayette College and have performed as a collaborative pianist with other professional musicians. As a member of the piano faculty at Lafayette College and via my private teaching studio, I am fortunate to be teaching students from age 6 to septuagenarians whose musical tastes, like mine, are too varied to mention here. With the belief that learning should never stop, my recent teachers have included Adrienne Sirken, Edna Golandsky, John Bloomfield and Robert Durso. Playing with the Concord Chamber Singers combines my love of communicating through music and my desire to work with other musicians. Through music we explore humanity, past and present, and build bonds of human understanding. How great is that!
Assistant Conductor (Apprentice), 2015-2016
Angela Mitchell, soprano, is in her fourth year with CCS. She received a Bachelors Degree in Music from West Chester University, where she majored in voice and sung in many elite vocal ensembles. A multi-talented musician, Angela also plays trombone and bass recorder. She was previously employed by the Northampton School District, where she was co-director and brass technician for the Big N Band and director of the pit orchestra. She received a diploma in Band Instrument Repair from Southeast Technical College and has worked at Nazareth Music Center as an instrument repair technician and sales associate. She is currently employed with Martin Guitar. In her spare time, Angela enjoys spending time with her family and friends and writing poetry and song lyrics.
CONDUCTING APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM
Concord Chamber Singers has an apprenticeship program for conductors. Apprentice conductors receive free lessons in practical conducting from Dr. Jennifer Kelly, training in the inner workings of running all aspects of a performing choir, podium time and an opportunity to conduct a piece in concert. If you are interested in our Conducting Apprenticeship Program, please contact us.