Frank Albinder

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Frank Scott Albinder is an internationally acclaimed conductor of male choral music. A former director of Chanticleer, Albinder currently conducts the Washington Men's Camerata, the Woodley Ensemble, and the Virginia Glee Club, and is president of Intercollegiate Men's Choruses, Inc., a national association of men's choruses. Albinder designed the concept and chose the repertoire for Chanticleer's Grammy Award winning album Colors of Love. Albinder holds degrees in conducting and vocal performance. Perhaps his best known work is the vocal solo of Loch Lomond, featured on the Chanticleer album Wondrous Love. He is the immediate past president of the Alumni Association of Pomona College in Claremont, California. Albinder lives and works primarily in the District of Columbia.

Positions held[edit]

  • American Choral Directors Association; past National Repertoire and Standards Chair for Male Choirs
  • President of Intercollegiate Men's Choruses, Inc.[1]
  • Boston Camerata; Vocalist
  • Chanticleer; Associate Conductor, Acting Director, Vocalist[2][3]
  • ChoralNet; Vice President[4]
  • The Church of the Presidents; Vocalist, Music Staff
  • Google Glass Explorer
  • Concord Ensemble; Vocalist
  • Davidson College; Director of Choral Activities
  • Robert Shaw Festival Singers; Vocalist
  • Virginia Glee Club at the University of Virginia; Conductor (2003 - )
  • Washington Bach Consort; Vocalist
  • Washington Men's Camerata; Music Director (1999 - )[5]
  • Woodley Ensemble; Music Director[6]
  • National Board Member, National Collegiate Choral Organization


  1. ^ "Board - Intercollegiate Men's Choruses". Intercollegiate Men's Choruses. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Chanticleer Recordings". Retrieved 2008-04-08.
  3. ^ Kosman, Joshua (1998-08-07). "Grief Finds Voice In Haunting `River': Chanticleer revisits 1964 Britten work". San Francisco Chronicle.
  4. ^ "ChoralNet Board of Directors". Archived from the original on 2008-02-11. Retrieved 2008-04-08.
  5. ^ "People; Washington Men's Camerata". People; Washington Men's Camerata.
  6. ^ "Woodley Ensemble: People". Archived from the original on 2007-12-06. Retrieved 2008-04-08.

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