Dr. Kristofer Sanchack serves as Assistant Professor and Director of Choral Activities at Alabama State University. Dr. Sanchack’s wide-ranging musical career began with his study of piano, where he rapidly progressed to study with Curtis Institute of Music mainstay Freda Pastor Berkowitz. Dr. Sanchack continued pursuing music with a B.M. in Composition with Honors and High Distinction from Pennsylvania State University. While at Penn State, Dr. Sanchack accompanied and/or performed with six different choruses, including women’s, men’s and mixed choruses, as well as the State College Choral Society. He holds an M.M. in Choral Conducting from the University of South Carolina, where he received an assistantship in Accompanying, and a D.M. in Choral Conducting at Indiana University. Dr. Sanchack has served as Director of Youth and Children’s Music at Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, as well as the Keyboard Artist for the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir. Dr. Sanchack has led choral music at several leading universities, including Brevard College, Hollins University, the University of Indianapolis, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and Trine University. As a pianist, Dr. Sanchack has appeared with the Asheville Symphony, Greenville Symphony and Indianapolis Symphony orchestras, and continues to be in demand as a soloist and accompanist around the United States. He is also currently the accompanist for the statewide Melody Makers of Indiana chorus.
We are thrilled and thankful to have the multi-talented and very accomplished Dr. Kristofer Sanchack as our clinician/conductor this season!