Alan Anibal is a young, talented and natural musician, recently graduated in Orchestral Conducting from BardCollege, under the orientations of M. Harold Farberman and M. Leon Botstein. He has been recently nominated as Assistant Conductor of The Opera Company of Brooklyn, after spending a season as Assistant Conductor of Bard College Orchestra and Bard Conservatory Orchestra, New York. At Bard, Mr. Anibal was a conductor fellow for three consecutive times at the Conductor’s Institute, rehearsing and performing the highest level of the standard repertoire. Alan Anibal completed his degree through the support of the Federal Loan Stafford Scholarship Program Award.
As a guest conductor, he has been recently invited to the 5th International Conducting Master Class in St. Petersburg – Russia with St. Petersburg Chamber Orchestra. In 2012, he performed at Harold Farberman’s Opera Diamond Street at Farberman’s 80th Birthday Concert in Annandale-On-Hudson, New York. Mr. Aníbal has also conducted important orchestras in Brazil, such as the Londrina State University Orchestra and the Orchestra Experimental de Repertorio of Sao Paulo Municipal Theater, where he led the concert for Sao Paulo’s 456th Anniversary. In 2009, he received his Bachelor’s Degree from FMU-Sao Paulo in Choir Conducting, while he was working as a tenor and Assistant Conductor at Colegium Musicum Choir of Sao Paulo.
In 2008, at the age of 21, Alan was awarded with the position of Conductor Fellow at the Sao PauloMunicipalSchool, considered the best conservatory of Brazil, where he was assistant conductor of the Sao Paulo Youth Orchestra and the Sao Paulo Youth Choir. Among Mr. Aníbal’s conducting professors are Abel Rocha, Apo Hsu, Mark Gibson, Kirk Trevor, Daisuke Soga, Naomi Munakata, Mark Thakar, Mark Stringer, Lawrence Golan, Eduardo Navega and Raymond Harvey.
He has also studied piano with Marisa Lacorte, Horacio Gouvea (correpetitor), Abel Rocha (Opera Studio) and singing with Benito Maresca, Rufus Miller and Arthur Burrows and performed as a tenor in several theaters of Brazil and the U.S. As a composer, Mr. Aníbal studied with Mr. Laurence Wallach and presented his compositions during the 2011′s and 2012’s season at Olin Hall in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.