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List of famous alumni from Westminster Choir College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Westminster Choir College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Westminster Choir College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Westminster Choir College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Westminster Choir College.

List features graduates like Anwar Robinson, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and more!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Westminster Choir College?” and “Which celebrities are Westminster Choir College alumni?”

Donald Nally is an American conductor, opera chorus master, and professor of conducting at Northwestern University, specializing in chamber choirs and new music. He currently conducts two professional chamber choirs: The Crossing in Philadelphia, and the Chicago Bach Choir, the vocal ensemble of the Chicago Bach Project. Nally has collaborated on opera and concert music with many of the world’s conductors and directors, including Carlo Rizzi, Richard Hickox, Vladimir Jurowski, Sir Charles Mackerras, Markus Stenz, Gian Carlo Menotti, David Pountney, Richard Jones, Carlos Saura, John Caird, Giulio Chazalettes, Robert Spano, Andrew Davis, Bruno Bartoletti, John Nelson, Peter Sellars, Elijah ...more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Everett Wayne Abercrombie is an American conductor and a Professor Emeritus of Music and Director of Choral Programs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Abercrombie studied at Emory University and Westminster Choir College, earning the B.M. and M.M. degrees at the latter, as a student of Julius Herford, Nicholas Harsanyi, and Warren Martin. In 1974 he received the D. Mus. degree in Choral Conducting from the at Indiana University School of Music with Highest Honors, studying there with Julius Herford, Fiora Contino and Don Moses. He has been Assistant Conductor and Chorus Director of the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra and conductor of the Elkhart and Springfield Symphony Orchestra ...more

Age: 79

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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Adele Addison is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Westminster Choir College Alumni
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Adele Addison is an African-American lyric soprano who was an acclaimed figure in the classical music world during the 1950s and 1960s. Although she did appear in several operas, Addison spent most of her career performing in recital and concert. Her performances spanned a wide array of literature from the Baroque period to contemporary compositions. She is best remembered today as the singing voice for Bess in the 1959 movie Porgy and Bess. Addison can be heard on numerous recordings, of which her baroque music recording are perhaps her best work. Known for her polished and fluent tone, Addison made a desirable baroque vocal artist. Many of her recordings were made with the New York ...more

Age: 92

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Westminster Choir College Alumni
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin is a French Canadian conductor and pianist. He currently holds leadership posts with the Orchestre Métropolitain, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

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