World Projects Faculty Member

Granville Oldham

Granville Oldham,Jr. has appeared in approximately two-thirds of the United States as well as various cities in Jamaica, Mexico, Canada, Africa, Australia and Singapore as a festival/All-State conductor, workshop presenter, clinician, adjudicator or performer.

Mr. Oldham received a MA degree from San Jose State University in conducting with Dr. Charlene Archibeque, a MA in Special Education from the University of the Pacific School of Education, a BM from the UOP Conservatory of Music, and he attended the Flora L. Thornton School of Music at The University of Southern California as a DMA candidate.

During his 30+ years of teaching, Granville Oldham has been on the faculties of Pittsburg H.S.(California), Los Medanos Community College, San Jose State University, The University of Alabama School of Music, The University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, and The School of Music in Bermuda.

Mr. Oldham has worked extensively with children. He was the assistant conductor of the Alabama Choir School Boychoir for 5 years and started the ACS Girls Choir. He worked with the renowned Los Angeles Children’s Chorus in Pasadena, CA in 2000. In 2004 Mr. Oldham started an after-school choir for children grades 3-6 for the Los Angeles B.E.S.T. Arts Program. During his 3 years in Bermuda he started a girls choir (Una Voce) and a boychoir (La Voce di Raggazzi).

Mr. Oldham maintains a private voice studio and currently teaches in Huntsville, Alabama at Lee H.S. Magnet as the Vocal Arts Instructor and at Calhoun Community College where he conducts the Chorale. Granville also works with the Independent Musical Productions (IMP) Theatre Company in Huntsville as a performer and director. He was the vocal coach for IMP’s production of “Les Miserables” and he played Tom Collins in “RENT,” the Wolf in “Into the Woods” and he was the assistant director for “The Addams Family” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

Performance Tours

Music Festivals

New Music