Bill Colosimo, the third Music Director in The Alexandria Singers’ history, is an experienced performer, educator and director, with over 40 years of active engagement in the vocal arts.
Trained at Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan) and Brandeis University in vocal music and choral direction, he has produced, performed in or directed over 200 music programs and workshops all over the east coast, including such venues as the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia’s Academy of Music, countless places of worship, and major concert venues like RFK Stadium, the Verizon Center and convention centers nationwide.
Mr. Colosimo is also Musical Director of the acclaimed Singing Capital Chorus, a men’s a cappella ensemble. His passion for music education for youth led to his establishment in 2005 of the Choral Foundation of Northern Virginia, for which he is currently the Artistic Director. A member of NAfME (The National Association for Music Education), the ACDA (American Choral Directors Association), the NPM (National Association of Pastoral Musicians) and numerous men’s vocal music organizations, Bill holds many committee posts dedicated to education and choral director development. He is a member of the President’s Council of the Harmony Foundation—dedicated to funding vocal music education and performance for youth.
He currently keeps his tenor voice active as a professional soloist and cantor. Mr. Colosimo’s profile is also available at www.facebook.com/billcolosimo.