Interim Artistic Director, Anthony Bianchi
Anthony Bianchi of North Canton, Ohio, has been heavily involved in choral music from a young age. He graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and a Master's degree in Choral Conducting Performance. His principal mentor was Dr. Samuel Gordon, but he also studied under other choral and vocal teachers including Dr. Ann Usher and Dr. Laurie Lashbrook.
Anthony has dedicated most of his musical career to church music where he currently serves as "Music and Worship Director" of United Methodist Church of Macedonia. He has also served as the "Director of Choral and Music Development" at United Presbyterian Church of Cuyahoga Falls as well as the "Minister of Music" at Firestone Park Presbyterian Church in Akron.
Anthony has performed choral music over the last 25 years in various locations across the world including multiple performances in New York, Chicago, and Washington D.C., as well as several performances in Europe.
Anthony is currently the Artistic Director of the Chagrin Valley Choral Union. He has recently sung with Singers Companye of Akron, Master Singers In. of Stow, and Battle Creek Community Chorus of Battle Creek, Michigan.