Anthony Petruccello III (b. 1995) is a composer from New Jersey. He also plays the Guitar, Banjo, and is a vocalist. He has written music for solo and chamber instrumental ensembles, vocal music, and music for orchestra; and worked with many performers of various backgrounds. Anthony has a varied musical and intellectual background. His deep interests in Latin literature, poetry, philosophical/religious literature, and other humanistic subjects have profound influences on his music. His musical interests include European Medieval and Renaissance music, Modern and Contemporary Western Classical music, Jazz, Rock, Metal, Indian Classical Music, and Appalachian Folk music. Drawing upon all of these various influences, Anthony’s music is rich in profundity and diversity of style.
Anthony holds a B. A. in Music Studies from William Paterson University ('18) and an M. A. in Composition from Rutgers University (’21). At William Paterson Anthony studied composition with Dr. Jeffrey Kresky and Dr. Anton Vishio. At Rutgers he studied with Dr. Steven Kemper, Dr. Scott Ordway, and Dr. Amanda Harberg.