Sarah Frook, photo by Jeff Gallo,

Sarah Frook Gallo began her work with the Virginia Choral Society in the 2015-16 season. 

In addition to her work with the Virginia Choral Society, Mrs. Gallo conducts the Men’s Chorus at Christopher Newport University and the Women’s Chorus at the College of William & Mary. Currently, she is also an adjunct professor of Voice at the University of Richmond, a professional chorister with the Virginia Chorale, and a collaborative pianist at various institutions.

In the course of her work as a conductor and educator, Mrs. Gallo has worked with groups of all ages and levels of ability. She has served as a church musician, professional soloist, and orchestral conductor, and her breadth of experience has given her the chance to perform in Italy, Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, Russia, and Romania. Most recently, she served as Assistant Conductor to Dr. Lauren Fowler on a trip to Europe and conducted a choir in services at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome and the Dom in Salzburg.

Mrs. Gallo received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from the College of William & Mary and her Master of Music in Conducting from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester. Her conducting teachers include William Weinert, Jamie Bartlett, Bradley Lubman, Simon Carrington, and Joseph Flummerfelt.