Martignetti, Dr. Frank

University of Bridgeport, CT

Dr. Frank Martignetti is Director of the Music & Performing Arts program at the University of Bridgeport, where he has conducted choruses and taught music and music education courses since 2005.

A finalist for the 2015 American Prize in Choral Conducting, he has also served as Artistic Director of the Mystic River Chorale since 2008, and Director of Music Ministries & Organist at Advent Lutheran Church on Manhattan’s Upper West Side since 2013.  A public school teacher for ten years, almost entirely in urban schools, he received the New Haven Symphony’s 2006 Excellence in Music Teaching Award.

Frank holds degrees from New York University (Ph.D.), the University of Rochester (BA), the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (MM), and the Eastman School of Music (BM). Frank’s current research uses case study and ethnographic approaches to study music education in urban public schools, and his writing been published in the Choral Journal, the Music Educators Journal, and Visions of Research in Music Education.

Frank has presented clinics, lectures, and papers for the Bridgeport Boys Choir, the College Music Society, Connecticut Music Educators Association, Michigan State University, Montclair State University, New Haven Public Schools, New York University, Rhode Island Music Educators Association, Society for Music Teacher Education, Southern Connecticut State University, Union Theological Seminary of Columbia University, the University of Connecticut, and the University of North Texas.

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October

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04:00 pm | October 21
17th Annual Pipescreams Concert - Halloween Musical Extravaganza

RESERVE TICKETS ON THIS WEBSITE - The premiere unforgettable, family-friendly Halloween extravaganza.
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November

03
10:00 am | November 03
Service Exam Workshop Series

The Greater Bridgeport Chapter is pleased to offer ongoing workshops to help AGO members to prepare for taking the American Guild of Organists Service Playing Certificate. The small group class will be taught by Bridgeport chapter member, organist, Jay Lindsay and will address the various requirements for the exam.
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January

06
04:30 pm | January 06
Annual Epiphany Party 2019

What would it be without an annual Greater Bridgeport AGO social event? Join us for lots to eat, a chance to play and sing with fellow colleagues and toast the new year. Executive meeting starts at 3:30 pm - RSVP required.
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May

31
06:00 pm | May 31
Scholarship Winner Recital & Annual Dinner 2019

We are thrilled to have GBAGO scholarship winner Jeremy Paul Jelinek (Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Washington, DC) join us for this wonderful year-end social gathering at the historic First Congregational Church, Fairfield - RSVP for scrumptious catered dinner to Carole Fanslow fanslow@juno.com by Monday, May 27.
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