Anthony Maglione, D.M.A.
Professor of Music; Director of Choral Studies; Director of the Artist Certificate in Choral Conducting Music, Music Education, Oxbridge Music
Dr. Anthony Maglione is the Director of Choral Studies and the Robert H. McKee Chair of Music 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 2015-2016 and 2018-2019. 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, Maglione’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, Maglione was honored as a Semi-Finalist and Finalist (respectively) for the American Prize in Composition, Professional Choral Division and was 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. Maglione'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, Maglione has appeared with Kansas City Baroque Consortium, Sunflower Baroque, Spire Chamber Ensemble, and currently performs and records with The Same Stream Choir. In 2018, he joined the roster of Kantorei KC, a professional choir based in Kansas City.
Maglione 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.
- Westminster Choir College of Rider University
- East Carolina University
- University of California Los Angeles