Dr. William Tortolano serves as Professor Emeritus of Music and Fine Arts at St. Michael's College, Vermont. He earned his Bachelor of Music at Boston University, Master of Music from the New England Conservatory of Music, and his licentiate in Sacred Music and Doctor of Music from L' Universite de Montreal. He has been a Visiting Fellow at Trinity, St. Catherine's, and King's Colleges in Cambridge, England. He has also held a Fellowship from the National Foundation for the Humanities at Yale University and researched Gregorian Chant at Solesmes.
Dr. Tortolano is the author of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Anglo-Black Composer, Original Music for Men's Voices, The Mass and the Twentieth-Century Composer.
Dr. Tortolano is available for workshops, choral reading sessions, and sessions dealing with choral technique.