Philip W. Riegle
Conductor, Virtual Class Instructor
Philip W. Riegle is a graduate of Elmhurst College where he received his Bachelor Degree in Music Education with a minor in Theatre and a Performance Certificate in Classical and Musical Theatre Voice. He received his MFA in Music Composition from Vermont College of Fine Arts. He has composed for The City of Tomorrow Wind Quintet, members of the New York Philharmonic, Attacca String Quartet, and members of Room Full of Teeth vocal ensemble. Philip has also composed various choral works, including pieces premiered by each of the Spirito! ensembles. Since 2005 he has taught private voice lessons, choreographed for musical theatre and show choirs in Illinois and has directed various theatrical productions in the Chicago suburbs. He is currently the Director of Vocal and General Music at Komarek School District 94 in North Riverside, IL where he coordinates various programs, K-5 general music curriculum, musical theatre productions as well as a junior high concert choir, 4th and 5th grade beginner choir, and SoliVoce, a junior high a cappella ensemble. Philip is the Assistant Conductor for Bravura and Conductor for Men of Spirito!.