Franklin Gallo Choral Conductor Choir Choral Guest Kodaly



Conductor ~ Composer ~ Clinician

D.M.A. Choral Conducting

The Hartt School, Unvierstiy of Hartford (USA)


Diploma in Choral Conducting

Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music (Hungary)


M.M. Conducting

Shenandoah University, Virginia (USA)

Certificate in Vocal Performance

Ezio Pinza Council of American Singers of Opera (Italy)

B.S. Music Education

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh (USA)

Dr. Franklin Gallo (b. 1977) is the Director of Choral Activities at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois, the Director of Music and Liturgy at St. Patrick Church in Urbana, Illinois, and an Assistant Professor and Chair of the MM in Music Education Program at Lakeland University (formerly Silver Lake College) in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.  Dr. Gallo has held faculty positions at DePaul University, the University of Hartford's The Hartt School, and at Shepherd University, teaching courses in musicianship, choral conducting, choral literature, and choral pedagogy and has served as conductor of various choral ensembles.  Dr. Gallo has served as faculty in various summer programs and has worked in numerous public schools.

Dr. Gallo is in demand as a guest conductor, clinician, conference presenter, and composer.  He was awarded the Organization of American Kodály Educators (OAKE) Ruth Boshkoff Composition Prize. Dr. Gallo's compositions are published by Boosey & Hawkes, Colla Voce Music, and Hal Leonard and are featured in Doreen Rao's Choral Music Experience, Henry Leck's Creating Artistry Choral Series, and the Ruth Dwyer Choral Series.

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