Rhode Island Chapter of the American Choral Director's Association


Nathan Zullinger

Nathan Zullinger is currently completing his dissertation (entitled “A Guide to the Choral Music of Charles Fussell”) for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting at Boston University.  He holds a Master of Music degree in conducting from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science degree in music education from Messiah College, Grantham, PA.  His principal teachers have been Ann Howard Jones, David Hoose, Dennis Shrock, Joseph Gifford, and Linda Tedford.

Mr. Zullinger is also music director and organist at the United Church in Walpole, MA, and has taught or conducted at Boston University, Brown University, and the University of Rhode Island. 

In 2007, Mr. Zullinger was a Conducting Fellow at Chorus America’s A Cappella Conducting Workshop in Minneapolis, MN, where he was coached by Anton Armstrong, Kathy Romey, Sigrid Johnson, and Ronald Staheli. He has participated in the Robert Shaw Choral Workshop at Carnegie Hall, the Conductor’s Institute at Bard College and the New Pathways in Conducting workshop in Nashua, NH.

A member of the professional choir CONCORA (Hartford, CT) since 2005, he conducted an ensemble of CONCORA members in a recording session of contemporary choral works during the summer of 2011. This season he will serve as chorus master and conducting assistant for the Opera Boston production of Michael Tippett’s The Midsummer Marriage.