Guest Conductor Biographies

Michael Bower

Michael L. Bower, Conductor and Organist, has enjoyed the privilege of directing wonderful groups of talented musicians on Long Island. A native of Floyd, Virginia, he began formal piano lessons at age six and was playing for Sunday school services in his home church by 12.

Dr. Richard Robbins

DR. RICHARD ROBBINS is director of choral activities at the University of Minnesota Duluth, choir director at the Cathedral of Christ the King (Diocese of Superior), chorus master of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, and director of a choir for middle and high school tenors and basses with the Lake Superior Youth Chorus.

Bryan Zaros

Bryan is the Associate Choirmaster at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York City, and made his conducting debut with the Cathedral Choirs at Westminster Abbey, London.  He is also the Music Director of the Pro Arte Chorale, an ensemble with a 55-year legacy specializing in the performance of the great choral and orchestral masterworks.  Recent conducting engagements ha