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Heather J. Buchanan

Heather J. Buchanan conducts the 160-voice Chorale, 60-voice University Singers, and 24-voice Vocal Accord. Choirs under her direction have been critically acclaimed for their performances in collaboration with a variety of renowned artists including Meredith Monk, Mícheál ÓSúílleabháin, Tarik … full profile »

Andrew Eisenmann

Teaching artist Andrew ‘Andy’ Eisenmann has had an interesting career, combining teaching, performing as a professional operatic baritone and doing customer experience management. As a master teacher, Andy has taken his student choral groups to China, New York, Europe, Chicago and most recently Australia. … full profile »

Elizabeth Scott

Elizabeth Scott graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 1995 as a flute major having earned the prestigious Student of the Year Award and the Reuben F. Scarf Scholarship for academic and musical excellence. As the holder of scholarships from the Hungarian Ministry of Education, she then … full profile »

Jo-Michael Scheibe

Jo-Michael Scheibe chairs the Thornton School of Music’s Department of Choral and Sacred Music at the University of Southern California, where he conducts the USC Chamber Singers, teaches choral conducting and choral methods, and supervises the graduate and undergraduate choral program. In 2008, he … full profile »

Miguel Ángel Felipe

Miguel Ángel Felipe was born and began his musical studies in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Today, Dr. Felipe is Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. He also serves as director of music and liturgy at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu, home to … full profile »

Timothy Carney

Timothy Carney is Associate Professor of Music at Chaminade University of Honolulu and Music Director of Hawaii Vocal Arts Ensemble. He began his conducting career in France, where he founded La Chorale américaine de Paris. Since then, he has conducted choruses across the United States, in New York, … full profile »

Geoffrey Paul Boers

During the past decade Geoffrey Paul Boers has emerged as one of this region’s leading choral conductors and teachers. His choirs have performed at national and regional conventions of choral conductors and music educators, earning high praise for their expressiveness and technical mastery. Boers is … full profile »

Granville Oldham

Granville Oldham is a choral conductor, clinician, and adjudicator, having made nearly two hundred appearances in more than half of the United States, as well as in Kenya, Jamaica, and Mexico. As a gospel/pop vocal soloist, he has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada, including appearances at Carnegie … full profile »

Dr. Elena Sharkova

Dr. Elena Sharkova, Artistic Director of the Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale, joined the Music Department at San José State University in the fall of 1998, where she served as assistant professor of music and Director of Choral Activities until June 2006. There, along with leading the Chorale, she directed … full profile »

Jing Ling-Tam

One of North America’s most sought after choral conductors, Professor Jing Ling-Tam, Director of Choral Studies and Coordinator of Vocal Arts at UTArlington has garnered international recognition in North America, Europe and Southeast Asia. A compelling musician, Prof. Ling-Tam has conducted over … full profile »

George Torbay

George Torbay, Choral Conductor, obtained a Bachelor of Music with distinction from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, USA and a Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Sydney. George’s career began as a singer and an actor. While in the United States, … full profile »

Richard Nace

Richard Nace is one of the Pacific Northwest’s foremost choral educators and conductors. Mr. Nace is in constant demand as conductor, lecturer, workshop leader, and retreat specialist throughout the US and across Canada. In addition to his active schedule, Mr. Nace has served as Faculty Artist … full profile »

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