ANTHONY PASQUA has been the SFBACC Music Director since the beginning of our 2011-2012 season.
From 1989-1995, Tony was Director of UC Choral Ensembles at UC Berkeley where he conducted the UC Women’s Chorale, Perfect Fifth Chamber Singers, and the UC Alumni Chorus. Prior to his appointment at Cal, he was a Lecturer and Choral Director in the Department of Music at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona.
In addition to his academic experience, Tony has conducted the Men’s Chorus of Orange County, the Golden Gate Men’s Chorus, Voci Women’s Choral Ensemble, and the Oakland Symphony Chorus.
Under his direction, Voci, the Oakland Symphony Chorus, Perfect Fifth, and the UC Alumni Chorus appeared with several performing arts organizations in the Bay Area, including Berkeley Opera, Kitka, the Chieftains, Magnificat, the Fremont-Newark Symphony Orchestra, the Oakland Ballet, and the Oakland East Bay Symphony.
Tony, a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Conservatory of Music at Baldwin-Wallace College and a Master of Music degree from the University of Southern California.