Artistic Director – Dr. Daniel Arredondo, II
Dr. Daniel Arredondo, II attended Westminster Choir College of Rider University and earned his undergraduate degree in music education with a minor in dance. He holds a master’s degree in choral conducting from Texas State University and also completed his doctor of musical art in choral conducting at the University of Texas at Austin. While at UT, he served as the director of the official show choir, The Longhorn Singers. Expanding his education in a global respect, he traveled to Hungary in the summer of 2011 to study at the Kodály Institute in Kecscemét. During summer session, he serves as an adjunct professor at Texas State University teaching classes in choral pedagogy, choral literature, and conducting. As an adjudicator, Dr. Arredondo serves as a TMAA member for UIL contests around the state. He has presented, consulted, and been a clinician, at the regional, state, and international levels for music conferences and various school districts. Currently, he serves as director of music and worship arts at the Metropolitan Community Church of Austin and does professional development and mentoring for music educators in Dallas ISD.
I am ecstatic to have the opportunity to lead and collaborate with such a talented community of singers. As we embark on a new chapter, I hope that you will continue to attend and support this amazing chorus as we continue to grow and evolve as one of the essential music ensembles of Austin.