GSU Chorale Director - Albert M. Jackson

Albert M. Jackson has been an active musical force in the Chicago Southland and Northwest Indiana region for a number of years, after having lived and worked previously in the Los Angeles area. He has earned degrees in voice, German literature, and sacred music, and has studied with such noted conductors as Margaret Hillis, Fiora Contino, and William Hall. As a Fulbright Scholar, he spent two years in Germany writing on the relationship of theology and music in the chorales of J.S. Bach.

Mr. Jackson has sung professionally with the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Ravinia Festival Chorus and Grant Park Festival Chorus. His text translations and program notes have been used by the Aspen Music Festival, the American Kantorei, and several academic institutions in California, Illinois, and Indiana.

Mr. Jackson has taught for the past 14 years at South Suburban College in South Holland, IL, where he serves as music Department Chair and Director of Choral Activities, as well as coordinator of the International Studies program.