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TXST Choirs Today

The official podcast of the TXST Choral Department

Interviews and discussions with today's top choral artists at Texas State University

Hosted by Dr. Jonathan Babcock

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October 22, 2020
TXST Choirs Today speaks with Maestro Craig Jessop from the Southwestern ACDA Convention in Little Rock Arkansas. Dr. Jessop discusses his time leading the Air Force Singing Sergeants, his work with Robert Shaw and his time as Director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

March 23, 2020
TMEA 2020 EDITION: Dawn Reinhuber & Brigitte Smith, directors of the San Marcos HS Men's Choir. The Choir had the honor of performing at this year's convention, and we took a little of their time at the convention to talk about their performance.

September 20, 2019
Mr. James Cumings has been teaching choral music since 1999 at Jackson Northwest Kidder Middle School. During that time He has taken great pleasure in working with middle school singers. During the summer he directs choirs at Blue Lake Fine Arts

May 28, 2019
Craig Hella Johnson-Artistic Director of the Grammy Award Winning choral ensemble Conspirare, as well as Artist-in-Residence at TXST School of Music. Dr. Johnson talks with us about his Cantata Considering Matthew Shepard.

April 5, 2019
Renowned composer Gwyneth Walker talks about her compositional process and her career as a female composer.

March 28, 2019
In his first year as Opera Director at Texas State University, Marc Reynolds talks with guest host Francis Nieves about his production of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro in the world of Star Wars