The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus Staff

The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus staff is part of what makes this a great organization. Learn more about our wonderful staff members here.

Spencer Zembrodt, Interim Artistic Director

The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus is thrilled to announce that Spencer Zembrodt has accepted the position of Interim Artistic Director for our 32nd season. Spencer received his MM Performance in Orchestral Conducting from the State University of New York at Fredonia and his BM Performance in Percussion from the University of Louisville. He was formerly Assistant Conductor of the Shippensburg Symphony Festival where he assisted on choral-orchestral works and operas, and worked closely with world-class singers. He was also engaged as a guest orchestra and choir conductor and vocal coach for the Universal Artists Festival. He joins us with broad experience working with singers at community, university, and professional levels, in both choral and operatic settings. Spencer joined CMC as a member of our baritone section and more recently has been our Principal Accompanist. We look forward to working with Spencer in his new position.

Spencer Zembrodt, Principal Accompanist

Spencer Zembrodt is a conductor, pianist, percussionist, composer, and teacher. In addition to accompanying the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus, he frequently performs in the Greater Cincinnati area with orchestras, theatre companies, churches, and other arts organizations. He was Assistant Conductor for the Shippensburg Symphony Festival, where he worked with several internationally recognized artists. His compositions have been played by professional and student ensembles; and have been recorded, including an upcoming digital release of a collaboration with tenor Leo Williams. He is represented by Washington Street Publishing. Spencer holds a M.M. in orchestral conducting and a B.M. in percussion performance, with additional studies in piano, composition, and music education.

Jeffrey Johnson, Interpreter