Todd Angilly

Todd Angilly ’99 has worked in the Massachusetts criminal justice system for many years and currently serves as director of workforce development at the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security. He’s perhaps best known, however, as the talented anthem singer for the Boston Bruins, and he’ll share his remarkable journey with PSU students on Friday, March 13, when he delivers Undergraduate Commencement remarks. 

After graduating from with a bachelor’s degree in music, Angilly was accepted into the opera program at the New England Conservatory in Boston. While studying at the conservatory, he worked part-time at Fenway Park, where he would often practice singing while he worked. He was soon discovered by a member of the front office staff who invited him to perform the national anthem at a Red Sox game, and he soon, became a regular in the rotation at Fenway Park.  

Angilly famously filled-in for renowned Boston Bruins anthem singer Rene Rancourt on-and-off for several seasons and was named the franchise’s official anthem singer upon Rancourt’s retirement in October 2019. He has performed the anthem for all five New England professional sports teams. 

WMUR-TV captured Angilly’s “…almost Hollywood-like story…” in this video, in which Angilly credits PSU as a formative experience that sent ultimately sent him to center ice. “I wouldn’t be doing what I’m doing if it wasn’t for the music staff at Plymouth State,” he says. 

NH Chronicle: Boston Bruins anthem singer Todd Angilly