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Alex Favazza, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. in Music Education (Choral Conducting), Florida State University
    • Dissertation: "Kreegi Vihik (Kreek’s Notebook) for Chorus and Strings by Tõnu Kõrvits: A Conductor’s Guide"
  • M.M. in Choral Conducting, University of Southern Mississippi
  • B.M. in Vocal Music Education, Middle Tennessee State University

Selected Publications

  • Favazza, A & Eady, C. A. (2020). Resilient choral teachers. Choral Journal, 61(2), 18–29.
  • “Your Heart” SATB with piano, 2017, (Colla Voce Music 44-96720)
  • “Bes Inshafat bi Jamal” SATB with piano and horn, 2017, (Hinshaw Music HMC 2526)
  • “To Thee, Cherubim and Seraphim” SATB with piano (opt. orchestra) (opt. chamber ensemble), 2017, from Te Deum in D Major “Dettingen” HWV 283 – G. F. Handel, ed. & arr. – Alex T. Favazza, Jr. (Hinshaw Music HMC 2530)
  • “Pasce Agnos Meos” TTBB unaccompanied, 2015, (Colla Voce Music 44-96750)
  • “I Thought of You” SATB unaccompanied, 2015, (Colla Voce Music 44-96790)
  • “Hidden Love” SSAA unaccompanied, 2015, (Colla Voce Music 44-96780)
  • “Garden Song” SATB with piano and flute, 2014, (Colla Voce Music 44-96770)

Selected Presentations

  • Presenter, 2022, MMEA (Maine Music Educators Association) Conference, Orno, ME, “Resilient Choral Teachers”
  • Conductor, 2022, MMEA (Maine Music Educators Association), District 1 Honor Choir
  • Guest Lecturer, 2021, Charis Chamber Voices virtual symposium, “The History and Tradition of Estonian Choral Music”
  • Presenter, 2021, Western Connecticut Professional Development Day for Music Educators, “Resilient Choral Teachers: Skill Sets, Magnetism, and Support Systems”
  • Guest Lecturer, 2021, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Graduate Choral Literature Seminar, “Kreegi Vihik, Cyrillus Kreek and the Estonian Folk-Hymn Variant”
  • Commission, Rockingham Choral Society, NH: “Venite” – Alex T. Favazza, Jr., SATB, piano, clarinet (December 2020)
  • Conductor, 2020, NHMEA All-State TTBB Chamber chorus, 9-12 grade, Durham, NH
  • Guest Lecturer, Clinician, International, 2019, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Jakarta, Indonesia Composition Masterclasses

Professional Organizations

  • ACDA (American Choral Directors Association)
  • NAfME (National Association for Music Education)
  • ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers)
  • NCCO (National Collegiate Choral Organization)