Southwestern

AR, CO, KS, MO, NM, OK, TX

Arkansas

Program: MM

Faculty: Ryan Sullivan, Director of Choral Activities; Cherie Collins, Assistant Director of Choral Activities 

Program: MM, DMA

Faculty: Jeffrey Murdock, Director of Choral Activities; Stephen Caldwell, Associate Choral Faculty

Program: MM

Faculty: Kevin Coker, Director of Choral Activities; Paul Mayhew, Choral Music Education

Additional Information: Please contact Dr. Kevin Coker at kcoker@uca.edu for audition and application information.

Colorado

Programs: MM, DMA

Faculty: TBD, Director of Choral Studies; Elizabeth Swanson, Associate Director of Choral Studies

Additional Information: Please contact Dr. Gregory Gentry at gregory.gentry@colorado.edu for questions. Live auditions required for assistantship potential. For more information visit https://www.colorado.edu/music/
academics/departments/conducting

Programs: MM, Artist Diploma

Faculty: Catherine Sailer, Director of Choral Activities

Programs: MM, DA

Faculty: Jill Burgett, Interim Director of Choral Activities

Kansas

Programs: MM, DMA

Faculty: Eduardo Garcia-Novelli, Director of Choral Activities; Melissa Grady, Choral Music Education

Program: MM

Faculty: Joshua Oppenheim, Director of Choral Activities

Missouri

Programs: MM, Choral Studies Certificate

Faculty: Cameron LaBarr, Director of Choral Studies; Erin Plisco, Associate Director of Choral Studies

Programs: MM, DMA

Faculty: Jennifer Sengin, Interim Director of Choral Studies

New Mexico

Program: MM

Faculty: David Edmonds, Director of Choral Studies



Oklahoma

Programs: MM

Faculty: Tony Thornton, Director of Choral and Vocal Studies, Doug and Nickie Burns Endowed Chair in Choral Music; Christopher Haygood, Associate Director of Choral Studies 

Additional Information: Private studio instruction combined with ample podium time is at the core of the curriculum. Assistantships are available. Choral/Vocal Division Website

Programs: MM, DMA

Faculty: Richard Zielinski, Director of Choral Activities; David Howard, Associate Director of Choral Activities

Texas

Programs: MM, DMA

Faculty: Kristina Caswell-Macmullen, Director of Choral Activities

Program: MM 

Faculty: Joshua Bronfman, Director of Choral Activities; Sandy Hinkley, Associate Director of Choral Activities

Program: MM

Faculty: Christopher Mason, Interim Director of Choral Activities

Additional Information: For more information on the MM program, go to this link: https://www.smu.edu/Meadows/
AreasOfStudy/Music/GraduateStudies/
Conducting/Choral

Information on the choral program can be found at this link: https://www.smu.edu/Meadows/AreasOfStudy/
Music/Ensembles/MeadowsChoirs

Programs: MM, DMA

Faculty: Christopher Aspaas, Director of Choral Activities



Program: MM

Faculty: Joey Martin, Director of Choral Activities; Jonathan Babcock, Interim Director of Choral Activities; Lynn Brinckmeyer, Director of Choral Music Education; Craig Hella Johnson, Artist in Residence; Craig Aamot, Senior Lecturer in Choral Studies

Additional Information: https://choirs.music.txstate.edu

TXST/Conspirare International Choral Symposium every even-numbered summer.

Programs: MM, DMA

Faculty: Alan Zabriskie, Director of Choral Studies; Carolyn Cruse, Associate Director of Choral Studies; John Hollins, Associate Director of Choral Studies

Additional Information: Please contact Alan Zabriskie (alan.zabriskie@ttu.edu) for audition and application information.  Also visit: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/music/ensembles/
choral.php

Programs: MM, DMA

Faculty: Charles Hausmann, Professor of Choral Studies; Betsy Cook Weber, Director of Choral Studies

Programs: MM, DMA

Faculty: Allen Hightower, Director of Choral Studies; Marques L.A. Garrett, Associate Professor of Choral Studies; Jessica Napoles, Choral Music Education

Programs: MM, DMA

Faculty: J.D. Burnett, Director of Choral Activities; Suzanne Pence, Associate Professor of Music and Human Learning, Choral Conducting  

Program: MM

Faculty: Yoojin Muhn, Director of Choral Activities