José Delgado joined the Conservatory in 2021, and is an associate professor of theater.
Delgado is an award-winning music director, accompanist, and vocalist who has performed, recorded, accompanied for and/or cotaught master classes with such musical luminaries as Jason Robert Brown, Alan Silvestri, Seiji Ozawa, the Boston Pops, and Boston Symphony Orchestra, as well as numerous schools throughout the greater Boston area including Harvard University, Boston Conservatory, Emerson College, and Boston College. As an arranger and composer, Delgado has accompanied and/or had his original works performed by Tony, Grammy, and Obie award-winning Broadway and recording artists including Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks), Darius de Haas (Children of Eden), and Laura Michelle Kelly (Mary Poppins). He was also recently involved with the Boston pre-Broadway production of Moulin Rouge as the vocal coach for Sahr Ngaujah (Toulouse-Lautrec).
Delgado is also the artistic director and conductor for FORÇA, a multidimensional choral group that is the vocal/choral arm of the SoundtRec Boston production company alongside the Video Game Orchestra (VGO) and helmed by its founding artistic director Shota Nakama. They regularly perform and record the music of some of the genre’s most acclaimed composers including Yoko Shimamura, Go Shiina, Masashi Hamauzu, and Wataru Hokoyama on such global titles as Final Fantasy XI-XV, Kingdom Hearts, God Eater I and II, Ace Combat, and many others.