Anthony Giamanco

Anthony Giamanco

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Anthony attended Eastern Michigan University, where his musical studies included voice (Ernest Brandon), piano (Dady Mehta), organ (Mary Ida Yost and Michelle Johns), and composition (Anthony Iannacone). Awards for his original works and arrangements include the vocal solo “Christmas Again” (published by Darcey Press), a TTBB a cappella setting of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” (published by Jackman Music); and an original setting of “The Lord’s Prayer” for voice and piano (available at To date, he has published over 350 works. Currently, Tony has three collections of keyboard music published by Lorenz: “Jesus, Our Emmanuel” (piano), “Holy God, We Praise You” (piano), and “Come Away to the Skies” (organ). His organ and piano works have appeared in numerous issues of “The Organist’s Companion” (Leupold Editions), “The Organist”, “The Organ Portfolio”, “The Sacred Organ Journal”, and “The Church Pianist” (Lorenz Publications).

His compositions have been performed throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. Tony’s works for organ have been recorded by Carson Cooman and James Flores. His choral pieces are featured regularly in “The SAB Choir”magazine (Lorenz). His octavos, “I Love You, O My Lord Most High”, “Alleluia! Alleluia! Let the Holy Anthem Rise”, “Sit Down”, and “Good News! He’s Alive” are also published by Lorenz.

JW Pepper has bestowed the prestigious “Editor’s Choice” label on his choral compositions “We Must Believe” (Shawnee Press), “God Bestows on Every Sense” (Augsburg Fortress), “Winter’ (Alfred Publishing), and “Be Joyful,Mary, Heavenly Queen” (Oregon Catholic Press). In 2007, his choral work, “Love Comes Trick-a-lin’ Down” was a top seller for the publisher, GIA. Tony is a writer member of ASCAP, and a member of the American Guild of Organists (AGO). 

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