Dr Janet Galván
July 2019

Passion of Italy 2019 with Janet Galvan

Passion of Italy 2019 Choir Festival with Janet Galván

Dr Janet Galván

Dr. Janet Galván, conductor and renowned master teacher, has empowered and inspired choral conductors, choral singers, and educators nationally and internationally. She has contributed to the invigoration of the choral art through innovative programming, staging, rehearsal techniques, and choral conducting workshops at Ithaca College, where she is the Director of Choral Activities. Her singers are noted for creating a deep connection to audiences. 

Sought after as a guest conductor of choral and orchestral ensembles, she has conducted professional and university orchestras including Virtuosi Pragenses and the Madrid Chamber Orchestra in choral/ orchestral performances. She has conducted national, divisional, and state choruses throughout the United States and has conducted ensembles of all ages, from adult professional choirs to children’s choirs. Her own choral ensembles have performed in Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, as well as in concert halls throughout Europe and Ireland. Galván was the sixth national honor choir conductor for ACDA, and was the conductor of the North American Children’s Choir, which performed annually in Carnegie Hall. She was also a guest conductor for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. 

Galván has been a guest conductor and clinician in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Brazil, and throughout Europe, as well as at national conferences and the World Symposium on Choral Music. She was on the faculty for the Carnegie Hall Choral Institute, the Transient Glory Symposium, and the Oberlin Conducting Institute. Galván was also a member of the Grammy Award-winning Robert Shaw Festival Singers.