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FMMC Welcomes New President!

June 13, 2024

Dr. Albert Hunt is the new president of the Friday Morning Music Club, succeeding Leslie Luxemburg. Dr. Hunt brings a wealth of experience as a performer, teacher, and administrator to the position. He has been involved with FMMC for many years as a performer with the Avanti Orchestra, Chamber Music Program, and as Yearbook Editor, Performance Director, and Board Member.

Dr. Hunt received degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University (BME), Manhattan School of Music (MM), and The Juilliard School (MM, DMA). He has performed in chamber music and solo concerts on five continents. As an orchestral musician, he has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, The National Philharmonic, and The Richmond Symphony, among others. He was a full-time faculty member at the University of West Florida and Mercyhurst University, and a music administrator at Oberlin Conservatory, and the Alabama School of Fine Arts. His private clarinet studio produces international competition winners, principal clarinetists of the Maryland All-State Orchestra and Bands, and members of elite local youth orchestras. Dr. Hunt is also International Coordinator of Sinfonía por la Vida (Ecuador), an organization dedicated to social inclusion through music. For his achievements as a performer, teacher, and philanthropist, Dr. Hunt was named a Distinguished National Arts Associate by the international music fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota.