Anthony Bernarducci is the Director of Choral Activities at Clemson University where conducts the Men’s Choir, Cantorei, and Clemson University Singers. He also teaches courses in music theory and composition.
Before coming to Clemson, Anthony worked as a secondary school teacher and church musician. He enjoys being an active clinician and adjudicator in his region. Recently, he conducted the Clemson University Singers in performances on an international tour through Germany and the Czech Republic.
As an author, Anthony published articles on topics ranging from music education to performance practice. Most recently his article titled “Missa Brevis: An Ancient Genre Revitalized” was published in The Choral Journal.
Dr. Bernarducci is an active composer and has works published with GIA Publications, Hinshaw Music, and ECS Publishing Group. He has received commissions and performances from leading ensembles and organizations such as The Westminster Williamson Voices, The St. Olaf Choir, and The United States Soldiers Chorus. His compositions have been performed around the world by choral ensembles in Korea, Slovenia, Italy, and South Africa and on such notable stages as Carnegie Hall, Severance Hall, Mechanics Hall, and Heinz Hall.
He holds a PhD in music education from Florida State University, a Master of Music in conducting from the University of Arizona, and a Bachelor of Music Education from Westminster Choir College.