Robert Pacillo, Executive Director and Founder of Harmonia, is an active singer, conductor, clinician, teacher, and accompanist in the Western New York region. During his tenure as Artistic Director (2006-2018), Harmonia saw incredible success, from performances in New York City, including Carnegie Hall, to a Canadian tour in Québec City and Montréal. Robert is also the choral director at Lockport High School, where he conducts the Mixed Chorus, Concert Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and Women’s Chorus. He holds a Master of Music degree in Music Education, and a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and Piano Performance, all from the University at Buffalo. Robert is a cantor at St. Joseph Cathedral, Buffalo and St. Peter’s Church, Lewiston, and has sung with St. Joseph Cathedral Choir, Buffalo Choral Arts, and Vocális. He is music director for the Lancaster Youth Bureau Summer Theater Workshop. Robert resides in Lewiston with his wife, Catherine, and their three children.