Mark Daugherty – Director
Mark Daugherty has been conducting the Ambler Choral Society since 1984. In previous summers, he has taken a large number of Choral Society singers to perform at international choral festivals. The group has performed in Innsbruck, Ireland, Austria, and Lincoln, England, and has commemorated the 60th anniversary of D-Day by performing in Normandy and Paris.
The ACS singers celebrated Mozart’s 250th anniversary in Salzburg and Vienna. Mark and the ACS singers also sang in Switzerland and in Italy, including the Vatican.
Mark earned his Master of Music in Choral Conducting at Temple University’s Esther Boyer College of Music where he received the Elaine Brown Tribute Award. An honors graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Mark is listed in the recent edition of “Who’s Who in America.”
Mark has taught at Chestnut Hill Academy, and was Director of Music at the Unitarian Society of Germantown from 1983 until his retirement, and serves as keyboardist and musical director at Old York Road Temple Beth Am in Abington. Mark is also the concert accompanist for the Orpheus Club of Philadelphia, the oldest men’s singing group in the U. S., and he made his conducting debut at the Academy of Music with them in 1994.