The University of Texas at Tyler

  UT Tyler Patriot Singers

UT Tyler Patriot Singers

 

Director of choral activities (2008-)

Associate Professor (2014-present)
Assistant Professor (2008-2014)

Conducting the Patriot Singers and Concert Chorale; building choir memberships; memorization of 40-50 new works per year; orchestra/choral masterworks; combined recruiting performances; numerous local and regional outreach/service performances; creation of professional branding and marketing, news articles, audience contact management, YouTube channel and increasing audience concert attendance from less than 100 to 400+.


Concert Performances

  • Shout Glory! October 13, 2018

  • Combined concert with East Texas Symphony and East Texas Symphony Chorus, Beethoven Symphony 9, Brahms’ Nanie, and Handel’s Zadok the Priest; UT Tyler Cowan Center, April 28, 2018

  • A Spring Concert, combined concert with East Texas Symphony Chorus; Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul, Tyler, April 19, 2018

  • Concert Chorale combined guest performance with Voices of Faith homeschool regional choir, March 23, 2018

  • Together In Song, combined concert with Tyler Junior College, March 3, 2018

  • What Sweeter Music, December 9, 2017

  • My Song in the Night, October 14, 2017

  • A Concert for Zoe, Patriot Singers with Philippine Madrigal Singers, Tyler Caldwell Auditorium, September 5, 2017

  • I Carry Your Heart With Me, April 29, 2017

  • Masterworks Concert: Mozart Missa Brevis in C, combined with Tyler Junior College, March 4, 2017

  • What Cheer, December 10, 2016

  • Come Sing With Me, October 8, 2016

  • Swing Into Spring, April 23, 2016

  • Masterworks Concert: Fauré Requiem, combined with Tyler Junior College, March 4, 2016

  • Patriot Singers Feature Opening forVocalosity, UT Tyler Cowan Center, March 1, 2016

  • Patriot Singers Feature Concert, UT Tyler Longview Campus, January 29, 2016

  • The Marvel of This Night, Combined Christmas Concert with Voices of Faith community home-school choir, December 5, 2015

  • A Jubilant Song, October 20, 2015

  • Songs for Spring, April 25, 2015

  • How Can I Keep From Singing? Combined Invitational Concert with Brook Hill School, April 11, 2015

  • Masterworks Concert: Haydn ‘Little Organ Mass’ and Other Choral Delights, combined with Tyler Junior College, February 28, 2015

  • ‘Tis Winter Now, December 6, 2014

  • Combined concert with the Swingle Singers, October 18, 2014

  • From Distant Shores, May 3, 2014

  • How Can I Keep From Singing?  Combined Invitational Concert with Brook Hill School, April 1, 2014

  • Masterworks Concert: Bach and Friends, also featuring the UT Tyler Guitar Ensemble, March 1, 2014

  • Patriot Singers Feature Concert, First United Methodist Church, Henderson, February 9, 2014

  • Here We Come A-Caroling, December 7, 2013

  • The Singing Heart,October 19, 2013

  • Songs & Sonnets, May 4, 2013

  • Masterworks Concert: Vivaldi Gloria/Schubert Mass in G, March 2, 2013

  • Patriot Singers Feature Concert, First United Methodist Church, Longview, January 26, 2013

  • Christmas Comes Anew, December 8, 2012

  • I Can Tell the World, October 20, 2012

  • Songs of Spring: Poets, Pleasures and Pirates, May 5, 2012

  • Masterworks Concert: English Anthems & John Rutter Gloria, March 3, 2012

  • Patriot Singers Feature Concert, Trinity Episcopal Church, Longview, January 28, 2012

  • Still, Still, Still – Songs of the Season; December 10, 2011

  • Christmas Downtown Concert Series, Patriot Singers, Marvin United Methodist Church, Tyler, December 7, 2011

  • My Song in the Night, October 29, 2011

  • The Road Home, May 7, 2011

  • Masterworks Concert: Rutter Requiem, combined with Lon Morris College Master Singers, February 27, 2011

  • What Sweeter Music, December 12, 2010

  • Christmas Downtown Concert Series, Patriot Singers, Marvin United Methodist Church, Tyler, December 8, 2010

  • Sing Me to Heaven,October 23, 2010

  • If Music Be the Food of Love, May 2, 2010

  • East Texas A Cappella Festival, Patriot Singers, Glennwood Church of Christ, Tyler, April 10, 2010

  • Masterworks Concert: Fauré Requiem, February 28, 2010

  • Sing We Now of Christmas, December 13, 2009

  • My Spirit Sang All Day, November 15, 2009

  • Homecoming Choral Showcase, October 16, 2009

  • Saints, Sonnets & Spirituals, May 3, 2009

  • Masterworks Concert: Duruflé Requiem Masterworks Performance, March 1, 2009

  • A Celebration of Christmas, December 13, 2008

  • A Heritage of Thanksgiving: Music of Faith & Folk Traditions; November 15, 2008

  • Fall Choral Showcase, October 11, 2008


Recordings/Multimedia

  • CD: I Carry Your Heart With Me, Patriot Singers and Concert Chorale, produced for public distribution, January 2018

  • CD: I Carry Your Heart With Me, Patriot Singers and Concert Chorale, produced at request of university President and Advancement, to be used for private VIP distribution, December 2017

  • Music Video:Little Drummer Boy, Patriot Singers, produced at request of university President and Marketing, distributed across social media and to all university email contacts as official university Christmas e-card, December 2017

  • Youtube.com/Patriot Singers, dedicated streaming channel for university choirs with 150 public videos


Conference Performances

  • College Music Society South Central Region Conference, Concert Chorale performance of the Duruflé Requiem, March 21, 2019

  • College Music Society South Central Region Conference, Patriot Singers collaborate lecture-recital performance, “Out of Obscurity, An Artistic and Administrative Case Study in Building a Successful Regional Choral Music Program,” March 16, 2018


Service, Recruiting, and Community Outreach Performances

  • Patriot Singers performance for T.K. Gorman Middle School Choir, Chapel of Staints Peter and Paul, Tyler, April 18, 2018

  • Patriot Singers musical flash mob in University Center, UT Tyler, March 5, 2018

  • Patriot Singers performance for UT Tyler Development Board & Councils Valentine Reception, Alumni House, February 10, 2018

  • Patriot Singers performance for UT Tyler Development Board & Councils Holiday Reception, Alumni House, December 1, 2017

  • Patriot Singers performance for Office of Alumni Relations event at downtown Liberty Hall Theatre following Tyler Christmas Parade, November 30, 2017

  • Concert Chorale performance for School of Performing Arts All-Steinway Celebration, September 14, 2017

  • Patriot Singer performance for Inaugural Gala Dinner of Dr. Michael Tidwell, September 12, 2017

  • Concert Chorale performance during UT Tyler Presidential Inauguration of Dr. Michael Tidwell, September 12, 2017

  • Concert Chorale performance of Mozart’s Missa Brevis in C (K. 258) for on-campus mass service administered by Catholic Campus Ministry in Choral Rehearsal Hall

  • Patriot Singers performance for University Donor Board Dinner with President Tidwell, White Lobby, Cowan Center, March 23, 2017

  • Concert Chorale and Patriot Singers joint rehearsal with Tyler Junior College at UT Tyler, March 1, 2017

  • Concert Chorale and Patriot Singers joint rehearsal with Tyler Junior College at UT Tyler, February 27, 2017

  • Patriot Singers University Donor Caroling for UT Tyler Advancement, December 2, 2016

  • Patriot Singers performance for Dr. Rod Mabry, Presidential Retirement Dinner, UT Tyler, November 3, 2016

  • Patriot Singers performance for Trinity Mother Frances Leadership Conference, Rose Heights Church, Tyler, October 21, 2016

  • Patriot Singers Dallas Performance/Recruiting Tour; performances and workshops at Allen High School, J.J. Pearce High School, Berkner High School, North Mesquite High School, North Garland High School, Naaman Forest High School, Hebron High School, September 14-15, 2016

  • Patriot Singers performance and workshop with Whitehouse High School Varsity Choir and Theatre Department, October 25, 2016

  • Concert Chorale and Patriot Singers joint rehearsal with Tyler Junior College at UT Tyler, February 26, 2016

  • Concert Chorale and Patriot Singers joint rehearsal with Tyler Junior College at UT Tyler, February 24, 2016

  • Patriot Singers performance at Hubbard Middle School choir Christmas Concert, December 10, 2015

  • Patriot Singers University Donor Caroling for UT Tyler Advancement, November 30, 2015

  • Patriot Singers performance and workshop with Forney High School Concert Choir and Chamber Choir, April 1, 2015

  • Patriot Singers performance and workshop with Woodrow Wilson High School Mixed Choir (Dallas), April 1, 2015

  • Patriot Singers performance and workshop with Ursuline Academy of Dallas choir, April 1, 2015

  • Patriot Singers joint rehearsal with Tyler Junior College choirs at TJC, February 11, 2015

  • Patriot Singers joint rehearsal with Tyler Junior College choirs at TJC, February 9, 2015

  • Patriot Singers performance for Trinity Mother Frances Leadership Conference, Rose Heights Church, Tyler, January 29, 2015

  • Patriot Singers performance and workshop with Robert E. Lee High School Mixed Choir, and Women’s Choir, December 12, 2014

  • Patriot Singers performance for University Development Board Holiday Reception, Cascades Country Club, Tyler, December 8, 2014

  • Patriot Singers University Donor Caroling for UT Tyler Advancement, December 1, 2014

  • Patriot Singers performance and workshop with Grace High School Choir, October 31, 2014

  • Patriot Singers performance and workshop with Kilgore College Chorale, October 14, 2014

  • Patriot Singers performance for Texas Association of Symphony Orchestras luncheon, Tyler, April 25, 2014

  • Patriot Singers performance for UT Tyler Distinguished Alumni Gala, March 29, 2014

  • Patriot Singers performance for Christmas Downtown Lunchtime Concert Series, First Baptist Church, Tyler, December 5, 2014

  • Patriot Singers performance for Christmas Downtown Lunchtime Concert Series, Christ Episcopal Church, Tyler, December 3, 2014

  • Patriot Singers University Donor Caroling for UT Tyler Advancement, December 2, 2013

  • Patriot Singers performance at TMEA Region 21 Middle & High School Choir Festival, UT Tyler Cowan Center, November 16, 2013

  • Patriot Singers University Donor Caroling for UT Tyler Advancement, December 3, 2012

  • Patriot Singers performance for University Development Board Holiday Reception in president’s home, Tyler, December 2, 2012

  • Patriot Singers performance for First Christian Church Thanksgiving Banquet, World Missions Fundraiser, Tyler, November 15, 2012

  • Patriot Singers performance for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) Volunteer Recognition Banquet, Tyler, October 4, 2012

  • Patriot Singers performance for UT Tyler 40th Anniversary/Distinguished Alumni Gala, Tyler, March 30, 2012

  • Patriot Singers performance at Houston Community College Central High School Choral Festival; schools present— Ridge Point Fort Bend Treble Choir, Lamar Consolidated High School Mixed Choir, North Forest High School Treble Choir, Eisenhower High School Treble JV Choir, Marshall High School Treble Choir, Eisenhower High School Mixed Choir, George Ranch High School Choir, Eisenhower Varsity Treble Choir, March 23, 2013

  • Patriot Singers Houston Performance/Recruiting Tour; performance and workshop at San Jacinto College, and Houston Community College Northwest, March 22, 2013

  • Patriot Singers performance at TMEA Region 21 Middle & High School Choir Festival, UT Tyler Cowan Center, November 3, 2012

  • Patriot Singers performance and workshop at Greenville High School, April 23, 2012

  • Patriot Singers performance for High School Region 4 Student Body Officer Conference, 500 students attending, UT Tyler, February 29, 2012

  • Patriot Singers performance for Christmas Downtown Lunchtime Concert Series, Marvin United Methodist Church, Tyler, December 7, 2011

  • Patriot Singers University Donor Caroling for UT Tyler Advancement, December 5, 2011

  • Patriot Singers performance for Sounds of the Season, community Christmas Concert, First Christian Church Chancel Choir, Tyler, December 4, 2011

  • Patriot Singers performance for University Development Board Holiday Reception in president’s home, Tyler, December 4, 2011

  • Patriot Singers performance for Texas Veterans Land Board Nursing Home dedication, Tyler, November 9, 2011

  • Patriot Singers performance for UT Tyler Founders Dinner with past Presidents and UT System Board of Regents Chairman and representatives, November 3, 2011

  • Patriot Singers musical flash mob in University Center, UT Tyler, October 24, 2011

  • Patriot Singers performance for Christmas Downtown Lunchtime Concert Series, Marvin United Methodist Church, Tyler, December 8, 2010

  • Patriot Singers performance for University Development Board Holiday Reception, December 6, 2010

  • Patriot Singers University Donor Caroling for UT Tyler Advancement, hospitals, businesses, December 6, 2010

  • Patriot Singers performance for East Texas A Cappella Festival,Glenwood Church of Christ, Tyler, April 20, 2010

  • Patriot Singers performance for UT Tyler Donor Christmas Breakfast, president’s home, December 13, 2009

  • Patriot Singers performance for Citizen’s First Bank Christmas Party, outreach performance, Hollytree Country Club, December 9, 2009

  • Patriot Singers University Donor Caroling for UT Tyler Advancement, hospitals, businesses, December 4, 2009

  • Patriot Singers performance for Hollytree Country Club Homeowners Association Christmas Party, December 3, 2009

  • Patriot Singers performance for Mistletoe & Magic, Jr. League of Tyler, Harvey Convention Center, Tyler, November 14, 2009

  • Patriot Singers performance at UT Tyler Patriot Preview Day, October 24, 2009

  • Patriot Singers performance for University Candlelight Vigil with Dr. Mabry, Patriot Tyler Ballroom, September 11, 2009

  • UT Tyler Summer Singers performance for Tyler Downtown Rotary Club, July 9, 2009

  • Patriot Singers performance at President’s Dinner for UT Tyler Donors and UT System Chancellor, Ornelas Center, April 2, 2009

  • Patriot Singers performance at UT Tyler Patriot Preview Day, March 28, 2009

  • Patriot Singers performance and workshop at Grace Community High School, March 25, 2009

  • Patriot Singers performance for Tyler Newcomer’s Club Christmas Party, Willow Brook Country Club, Tyler, December 12, 2008

  • Patriot Singers University Donor Caroling for UT Tyler Advancement, hospitals, businesses, December 9, 2008

  • Patriot Singers recruiting performance an workshop at Whitehouse High School, November 6, 2008

  • Patriot Singers performances (2) at Hideaway Lake Retirement Community, November 1, 2008

  • Patriot Singers recruiting performance and workshop at Chapel Hill High School, October 21, 2008