Joseph StuligrossAdjunct Professor, University Singers
Mary Pappert School of Music
Music, Room 319
Education:DMA, West Virginia University
J.D., Harvard University
M.M., University of Wisconsin
B.A., College of Wooster
Joseph Stuligross is conductor of the University Singers at the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University and previously served as interim director of the choirs at Duquesne. He is also artistic director of VoiceGivers, a professional-caliber chamber choir which presents performances in support of non-profit organizations. He has earned a bachelor's degree from the College of Wooster in Ohio and a master's degree in choral conducting from the University of Wisconsin. In addition, Mr. Stuligross has completed advanced conducting study at West Virginia University and has studied conducting with renowned conductors Robert Fountain, Joseph Flummerfelt, Simon Carrington, Robert Page, and Paul Salamunovich. He is active as both a singer and choral conductor and has conducted singers of all ages and skill levels, including many years directing high school-age groups at the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey. He has also conducted college-age singers as well as amateur and professional adults, guided by the belief that all are capable of honest and genuine musical expression. He continues to serve as choir director at Waverly Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh. In addition to his musical interests, Mr. Stuligross served for many years as a federal court and appellate litigator for the United Steelworkers.