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Dr. Craig Denison, Indiana University of Pennsylvania – assistant professor of music education and choral studies. recently director of Florida’s Singing Sons Boychoir.
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Craig Denison has a vast experience and expertise in children and youth singing in both schools and community choruses. He most recently served for 13 seasons as artistic director of Florida’s Singing Sons Boychoir, and director of the Master Chorale at Florida International University. He taught for many years at Saint Mark’s Episcopal School as Director of Vocal Music. Before that, Dr. Denison served as music director for the Colorado Children’s Chorale and associate music director and conductor of the American Boychoir. 

Dr. Denison has prepared choirs and acted as vocal coach for numerous international orchestras, opera companies, and a number of world and North American premieres. He currently serves as the American Choral Director’s national chair for Repertoire and Standards in Boychoirs. Dr. Denison founded the Schola Cantorum at Westminster Choir College of Rider University as assistant professor of Conducting. A sought-after conductor and clinician, Dr. Denison is a regular guest conductor of Honor and All-State Choruses. He also teaches and presents regularly at the state and national level for ACDA, NAfME, and their affiliates.

Dr. Denison has prepared boys for numerous opera productions, including The Magic Flute, The Turn of the Screw, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Carmen, La Boheme, Turandot, Tosca, Summer and Smoke, Hansel and Gretel, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Street Scene, and Gloriana with opera companies as diverse as Central City Opera and Los Angeles Opera to Florida Grand Opera. He has prepared choirs and soloists for the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Cleveland Symphony, New World Symphony, Colorado Symphony, Berlin Philharmonic, and the BBC Proms. His television and movie work includes Dexter and Interview with the Vampire.

Dr. Denison recently completed his PhD in Music Education at the University of Miami. He holds a Master of Music degree with Distinction from Westminster Choir College and a Bachelor of Music degree from Houghton College, Magna Cum Laude. In additional to youth singing, Dr. Denison’s research agenda include statistical modeling of performance outcomes, community music, assessment, and social psychology. 

2016 CMEA Performance Program

2016 CMEA Performance Program

 
2015 CMEA Performance Program

2015 CMEA Performance Program

 

 
2014 CMEA Performance Program

2014 CMEA Performance Program

 

 
2013 CMEA Performance Program

2013 CMEA Performance Program

 

 
2012 CMEA Performance Program

2012 CMEA Performance Program

 

 
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