John Sullivan, Accompanist and Assistant Conductor
JOHN SULLIVAN joined the Concord Chorus in 2013 as Accompanist and Assistant Conductor. He is a native of Cambridge and graduated from Harvard in 2009 with a degree in Music; during that time he worked and studied with Kevin Leong.
At Harvard, Mr. Sullivan directed the Dunster House Opera for two years,
preparing and conducting performances of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro (2006-
2007) and Così fan tutte (2007-2008). In 2008-2009 he served as the 42nd
music director of Harvard’s Bach Society Orchestra; previous music directors of
"BachSoc" include John Harbison, John Adams, and Alan Gilbert. As music
director he prepared and conducted four concerts of works by Beethoven,
Brahms, Finzi, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Prokofiev, Ravel, Rossini, and Verdi.
Since graduating from Harvard he has taught piano, music theory, and
conducting. He has worked since fall 2009 as an accompanist and a teaching
assistant for the chorus classes at Concord-Carlisle High School. He is also
accompanist for the Treble Chorus at the Fenn School in Concord and for the
Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus in addition to freelance accompanying and coaching.
He is a keyboard harmony instructor and Associated Artist at MIT, and Music
Consultant and annotator for Toscanini releases on the Immortal Performances label.