David Rossi, Music Director

David Rossi is only the sixth director of the chorus in its 75 years of existence, succeeding John H. Nethaway, who retired after 30 years of service.
Besides his teaching experiences, Rossi has been music director of the Choraliers of St. Clare’s in Schenectady since 2004 and of the Clifton Park Community Chorus the past year. He is also choir director and organist at Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Christ the King Church, a position he has held since 2003.
Rossi is currently teaching in the Schenectady City Schools. His teaching career has included stints at Germantown, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons High School in Schenectady and St. Brigid’s Regional Catholic School. He also served as a substitute teacher at Sidney Central for several years.
Among his other conducting experience was directing the First Congregational Church of Greene choir, where he also led a three-octave bell choir, and the Tri-Town Ecumenical Choir.
Rossi is a graduate of Colonie Central High School and Hartwick College, where he sang with the Hartwick College Choir and the Hartwick Chamber Choir. He has also sung with the Catskill Choral Society.