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Karen Kenaston-French

[Karen Kenaston-French]

Associate Professor, Music
Last Updated: June 22, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests

Choral performance practice
Vocal and choral tone

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests

Choral ensembles
Choral conducting
Choral rehearsal techniques
Choral literature

Education

Education

    • 2003 DMA in Choral Conducting
      University of North Texas
    • 1986 MM in Choral Conducting
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1984 BA in Music
      West Virginia Wesleyan College

Appointments

Appointments

    • May 2019 to Present Artistic Director/Conductor
      Fort Worth Chorale of Schola Cantorum of Texas, Inc. (Fort Worth, TX)
    • Aug 2009 to Present Associate Professor and Director of Choral Activities
      Music, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2003 to Aug 2009 Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities
      Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, TN)
    • Sept 2001 to May 2003 Adjunct Instructor in Choral Conducting
      Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
    • Sept 1999 to May 2002 Graduate Teaching Fellow
      University of North Texas (Denton, TX)
    • Aug 1998 to July 1999 Arts Administrator
      Dallas Bach Society (Dallas, TX)
    • June 1986 to July 1998 Director of Music Ministries
      Plymouth Park United Methdist Church (Irving, TX)
    • Sept 1984 to May 1986 Director of Music Ministries
      Lakewood United Methodist Church (Dallas, TX)

Awards and Honors

    • Jul  2014 Finalist sponsored by The American Prize for Choral Ensembles, for compact disc, "The Road Home," UT Arlington A Cappella Choir, Karen Kenaston-French, conductor

News Articles

Publications

Presentations

    • July  2020
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Renaissance Performance Practice", Virtual. Scope: State.. (July 25, 2020).
    • September  2018
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Score Preparation and Repertoire Selection", Mansfield, TX. Scope: Local. (September 28, 2018).
    • October  2017
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Diagnosing and shaping vocal production to achieve your tonal concept", Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Scope: National. (October 31, 2017).
    • January  2016
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Building Beautiful Tone in the Adult Choir", Dallas, TX. Scope: National. (January 16, 2016).
    • January  2016
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Conducting Technique: Speak a Language Singers Understand", Dallas, TX. Scope: National. (January 16, 2016).
    • January  2016
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Read Between the Lines: Score Preparation", Dallas, TX. Scope: National. (January 16, 2016).
    • January  2016
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Building Beautiful Tone in the Adult Choir", Dallas, TX. Scope: National. (January 15, 2016).
    • January  2016
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Conducting Technique: Speak a Language Singers Understand", Dallas, TX. Scope: National. (January 15, 2016).
    • January  2016
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Read Between the Lines: Score Preparation", Dallas, TX. Scope: National. (January 15, 2016).
    • June  2015
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Choral Rehearsal Techniques", Southern Methodist University/Perkins School of Theology , Dallas, TX. Scope: National.. (June 20, 2015).
    • June  2015
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Score Preparation for the Choral Rehearsal", Southern Methodist University/Perkins School of Theology , Dallas, TX. Scope: National.. (June 19, 2015).
    • June  2012
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Choral Conducting" and "Choral Methods", Dallas, TX. Scope: National. (June 21, 2012).
    • November  2010
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Mozart's Choral Works", UT Arlington, Scope: University. (November 10, 2010).
    • April  2010
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Conducting Concepts", UT Arlington, Scope: University. (April 19, 2010).
    • September  2009
      Kenaston-French, Karen, "Conducting Technique", Mesquite, TX. Scope: Local. (September 28, 2009).

Students Supervised

    • May 2020
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Anna Fisher, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • May 2020
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Cesar Velez, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • May 2020
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Hannah Flenniken, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2020
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      Steven Couch, MM Performance/Choral Conducting,
    • Jan 2020
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Jenna White, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2019
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Deautry Smoots III, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2019
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Raquel Solis, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2019
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Hunter Hendrickson, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2019
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Cung Kam, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2019
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Rebecca Germany, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Sept 2019
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Angie Ntavyo, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • Apr 2019
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Travis Lowery, MM Performance/Choral Conducting,
      Graduate Conducting Recital
    • Apr 2019
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Jazmin Almendarez, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2019
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Natalie Barba, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2019
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Yichen Yuan, Graduate Performance Certificate,
      Graduate Recital
    • Apr 2019
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      Travis Lowery, MM Performance/Choral Conducting,
    • Apr 2019
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Randi Bivens, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2019
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Trenton Hall, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • Nov 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Justin Pate, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Christopher Rose, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Mason Cress, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Angella Grey, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Vanessa Sanchez, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Isis Cabrera, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Ashley Dean, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Kiefer Detrick, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Patrick Cole Casey, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Courtney Trachier, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital committee
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Margaret Polk, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital committee
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Christopher Rose, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital committee
      Junior Recital
    • Apr 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Hunter Avant, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital committee
      Senior Recital
    • Mar 2018
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Justin Redmond, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital committee
      Senior Recital
    • Dec 2017
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Mason Cress, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital committee
      Junior Recital
    • Dec 2017
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Richard Del Cristo, Jr., BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital committeee
      Senior Recital
    • Oct 2017
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Carlie Monthie, MM Vocal Performance,
      Graduate Recital committee
      Graduate Recital
    • May 2017
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Luis Garduno Torres, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2017
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Ashley Morrison, MM Vocal Performance,
      Graduate Recital
    • Mar 2017
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Rachel Wilkins, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Feb 2017
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Sarah Collier, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2016
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Cassandra Kirby, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2016
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Lillian Bailey, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Oct 2016
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Sean Kime, MM Performance/Orchestral Conducting,
      Graduate Recital
    • May 2016
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Linsley Liburd, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2016
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Dylan Elza, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2016
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Karen Benavidez, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2016
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Sara Peper, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • Apr 2016
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Sam Diffley, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2015
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Luis Garduno Torres, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • May 2015
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Dylan Elza, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • May 2015
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Sam Diffley, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • Apr 2015
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Brianna Carroll, MM Performance/Choral Conducting,
      Graduate Conducting Recital
    • Apr 2015
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Catherine Sheedy, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • Apr 2015
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Shelby Thomas, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2015
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Chan Wook Jung, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2015
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Miranda Culp, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2015
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      Brianna Carroll, MM Performance/Choral Conducting,
    • Dec 2014
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Tori Gugino, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • Nov 2014
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Melissa Streeter, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2014
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Ashley Ghent, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2014
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Nicholas Garza, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Nov 2014
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Jonathan Cole, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • May 2014
      Supervised Teaching Activity
      Chelsea Burnap, two student teacher field observations,
    • May 2014
      Supervised Teaching Activity
      Dana Covington, student teacher field observation,
    • Apr 2014
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Chan Wook Jung, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • Jan 2014
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Ruben Romero, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • Jan 2014
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Julie Belville, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Jan 2014
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Jackson Hill, BM Music Education,
      Senior Recital
    • Dec 2013
      Supervised Teaching Activity
      Elisa Rangel, two student teacher field observations,
    • Apr 2013
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Jennifer Manuel, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2013
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Laura Herrera, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2013
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Rachel Shirk, MM Vocal Performance,
      Graduate Recital
    • Dec 2012
      Supervised Teaching Activity
      Anne Marie Boeding, four student teacher field observations,
    • Dec 2012
      Supervised Teaching Activity
      Jerlyn Williams, two student teacher field observations,
    • Dec 2012
      Supervised Teaching Activity
      Victor Toruno, four student teacher field observations,
    • Nov 2012
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Julie Belville, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • May 2012
      Supervised Teaching Activity
      Ali Grant, student teacher field observation,
    • Apr 2012
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Sinae Song, MM Vocal Performance,
      Graduate Recital
    • Apr 2012
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Nicholas Garza, BM Vocal Performance,
      Junior Recital
    • Apr 2012
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Ara Cho, MM Vocal Performance,
      Graduate Recital
    • Mar 2012
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Christopher Leach, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Dec 2011
      Supervised Teaching Activity
      Emilio Sanchez, student teacher field observation,
    • Dec 2011
      Supervised Teaching Activity
      Willie Ward, two student teacher field observations,
    • Dec 2011
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Ashley Smith, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2011
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Kirsten McCormick, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Feb 2011
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Candice Maughan, MM Vocal Performance,
      Graduate Recital
    • Nov 2010
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Annaliese Stelzer, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Sept 2010
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Adia Thiele, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • May 2010
      Supervisory Committee Member
      John Curtis Thompson, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital
    • Apr 2010
      Supervisory Committee Member
      Tesia Kwarteng, BM Vocal Performance,
      Senior Recital

Courses

      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • MUSI 4309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING II
        (Course Id: 105764)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-003 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
        (Course Id: 105724)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-039 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 1240-008 PRIVATE LESSONS IN VOICE
        (Course Id: 105613 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 1241-008 PRIVATE LESSONS IN VOICE
        (Course Id: 105614 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 2240-008 PRIVATE LESSONS IN VOICE
        (Course Id: 105658 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 2241-008 PRIVATE LESSONS IN VOICE
        (Course Id: 105659 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 5355-038 REHEARSAL TECHNIQUES
        (Course Id: 105844)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING II
        (Course Id: 105764)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-003 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5191-041 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Choral Literature | Course Id: 105827)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 1240-008 PRIVATE LESSONS IN VOICE
        (Course Id: 105613 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 5355-041 REHEARSAL TECHNIQUES
        (Course Id: 105844 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
        (Course Id: 105724)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-039 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 1254-080 PRIVATE LESSONS COMMERCIAL MUS
        (Course Id: 113104 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 1240-008 PRIVATE LESSONS IN VOICE
        (Course Id: 105613 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 1241-008 PRIVATE LESSONS IN VOICE
        (Course Id: 105614 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 2240-008 PRIVATE LESSONS IN VOICE
        (Course Id: 105658 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 2241-008 PRIVATE LESSONS IN VOICE
        (Course Id: 105659 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING II
        (Course Id: 105764)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-003 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5191-041 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Choral Conducting | Course Id: 105827)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 2240-008 PRIVATE LESSONS IN VOICE
        (Course Id: 105658 | Exclude Eval: true | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
        (Course Id: 105724)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-041 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5191-008 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105827)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING II
        (Course Id: 105764)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-003 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5355-041 REHEARSAL TECHNIQUES
        (Course Id: 105844)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING I
        (Course Id: 105724)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-041 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING II
        (Course Id: 105764)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4191-041 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 105758)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING II
        (Course Id: 105764)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-003 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-041 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5355-041 REHEARSAL TECHNIQUES
        (Course Id: 105844)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-003 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5191-041 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Choral Literature 1750-1825 | Course Id: 105827)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4394-041 HON THESIS/PROJ
        (Course Id: 105804)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0105-001 WOMEN'S CHORUS
        (Course Id: 111937)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-041 CONDUCTING
        (Course Id: 105853)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0105-001 WOMEN'S CHORUS
        (Course Id: 111937)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING II
        (Course Id: 105764)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0108-001 UNIVERSITY SINGERS
        (Course Id: 105559)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5104-001 UNIVERSITY SINGERS
        (Course Id: 111111)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5191-041 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Indep Study Kenaston | Course Id: 105827)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0108-001 UNIVERSITY SINGERS
        (Course Id: 105559)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5104-001 UNIVERSITY SINGERS
        (Course Id: 111111)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4309-001 CHORAL CONDUCTING II
        (Course Id: 105764)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5391-041 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105851)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0108-001 UNIVERSITY SINGERS
        (Course Id: 105559)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5104-001 UNIVERSITY SINGERS
        (Course Id: 111111)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5191-042 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Topic: Independent Choral Study | Course Id: 105827)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5353-041 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Course Id: 105842)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0108-001 UNIVERSITY SINGERS
        (Course Id: 105559)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5104-001 UNIVERSITY SINGERS
        (Course Id: 111111)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5353-041 PROJECT IN MUSIC EDUCATION
        (Topic: Project Kenaston | Course Id: 105842)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0108-001 UNIVERSITY SINGERS
        (Course Id: 105559)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5102-001 A CAPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105825)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0104-001 A CAPPELLA CHOIR
        (Course Id: 105556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5393-002 CONDUCTING
        (Topic: Need Title | Course Id: 105853)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 5391-041 CONFERENCE COURSE IN MUSIC
        (Course Id: 105851)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0108-001 UNIVERSITY SINGERS
        (Course Id: 105559)
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Service to the University

    • Sept 2016 to  Present Committee Member
      Recruiting Committee
    • Sept 2013 to  Present Student Org Advisor (Professional Org)
      American Choral Directors Association Student Chapter
    • Sept 2009 to  Present Program Coordinator
      Vocal Area
    • Sept 2019 to  Aug 2020 Chairperson
      Advisory Committee on Tenure and Promotion
    • Sept 2009 to  Aug 2020 Committee Member
      Chair's Advisory Committee
    • Sept 2009 to  Aug 2020 Committee Member
      Graduate Committee
    • Past to  May 2020 Virtual Choir recruiter, Division of Student Affairs
      Commencement Celebration
    • Feb 2020 to  Feb 2020 Student Recruiter
      Texas Music Educators Association convention, UT Arlington Music Department booth
    • Past to  Dec 2019 Artistic Director and clinician
      Area All-State Choir Workshop
      Designed and led this recruiting event for the Vocal Area. Since the students in attendance had made it to the final round of All-State auditions, the talent pool was very strong. The workshop drew 120 students.
    • Past to  Sept 2019 Artistic director and conductor
      One Last Look All-State Choir Workshop
    • Sept 2018 to  Aug 2019 Committee Member
      Advisory Committee on Tenure and Promotion
    • Sept 2018 to  Aug 2019 Chairperson
      Community/Endowed Scholarship Committee
    • July 2019 to  Aug 2019 Artistic Director and conductor
      All-State Choir Camp
      Conductor and clinician for choir of 260 high school students; conducted 8 hours of rehearsals and concluding concert.
    • May 2019 to  May 2019 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Commencement Ceremonies
    • Sept 2018 to  Mar 2019 Committee Member
      Search Committee for Assistant Professor Music/Musicology
    • Past to  Mar 2019 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      UT Arlington Day at the state capitol, Austin, TX
    • Past to  Dec 2018 Artistic Director and clinician
      Area All-State Choir Workshop
      Designed and led this recruiting event for the Vocal Area. Since the students in attendance had made it to the final round of All-State auditions, the talent pool was very strong. The workshop drew 120 students.
    • Dec 2018 to  Dec 2018 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Commencement Ceremonies
    • Past to  Nov 2018 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington SALUTE National Veteran Honor Society Induction
    • Past to  Nov 2018 Vocalist recruiter
      Distinguished Alumnae Banquet
    • Past to  Oct 2018 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      Choral Music Education Day showcase concert
    • Past to  Sept 2018 Artistic director and conductor
      One Last Look All-State Choir Workshop
    • May 2018 to  Aug 2018 Chairperson
      Adjunct Voice Faculty search committee
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Comprehensive Periodic Review Committee
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Non-Tenure Track Evaluation Committee
    • Sept 2013 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Community/Endowed Scholarship Committee
    • Aug 2018 to  Aug 2018 Artistic Director and conductor
      All-State Choir Camp
      Conductor and clinician for choir of 260 high school students; conducted 8 hours of rehearsals and concluding concert.
    • May 2018 to  May 2018 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Commencement Ceremonies
    • Past to  Mar 2018 Reception Host
      Distinguished Alumnae concert, Rebecca Wascoe Hays, soprano
      Hosted reception for guest artist Rebecca Wascoe as vocal area distinguished alumnae.
    • Feb 2018 to  Feb 2018 Student Recruiter
      Texas Music Educators Association convention, UT Arlington Music Department booth
    • Past to  Dec 2017 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Ring Ceremony
    • Past to  Dec 2017 Artistic Director and clinician
      Area All-State Choir Workshop
      Designed and led this recruiting event for the Vocal Area. Since the students in attendance had made it to the final round of All-State auditions, the talent pool was very strong. The workshop drew 120 students.
    • Dec 2017 to  Dec 2017 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Commencement ceremonies
    • Dec 2017 to  Dec 2017 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Commencement Ceremonies
    • Past to  Nov 2017 Vocalist recruiter
      Distinguished Alumnae Banquet
    • Past to  Nov 2017 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington SALUTE National Veteran Honor Society Induction
    • Past to  Oct 2017 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      Choral Music Education Day showcase concert
    • Past to  Sept 2017 Artistic director and conductor
      One Last Look All-State Choir Workshop
    • Past to  Aug 2017 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Mavs Meet Convocation
    • Sept 2016 to  Aug 2017 Committee Member
      College of Liberal Arts Committee on Tenure and Promotion
    • Sept 2016 to  Aug 2017 Committee Member
      College of Liberal Arts Comprehensive Periodic Review Committee
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2017 Committee Member
      Advisory Committee on Tenure and Promotion
    • July 2017 to  July 2017 Artistic Director and conductor
      All-State Choir Camp
      Conductor and clinician for choir of 260 high school students; conducted 8 hours of rehearsals and concluding concert.
    • May 2017 to  May 2017 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Commencement Ceremonies
    • Past to  Apr 2017 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Ring Ceremony
    • Past to  Apr 2017 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington SALUTE National Veteran Honor Society Induction
    • Feb 2017 to  Feb 2017 Workshop Organizer
      Feldenkrais Technique with MaryBeth Smith, Music Department Vocal Area
    • Feb 2017 to  Feb 2017 Student Recruiter
      Texas Music Educators Association convention, UT Arlington Music Department booth
    • 2016 to  2016 Chairperson
      Voice Adjunct Faculty Search Committee
    • Past to  Dec 2016 Artistic Director and clinician
      Area All-State Choir Workshop
      Designed and led this recruiting event for the Vocal Area. Since the students in attendance had made it to the final round of All-State auditions, the talent pool was very strong. The workshop drew 120 students.
    • Dec 2016 to  Dec 2016 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Commencement Ceremonies
    • Nov 2016 to  Nov 2016 Videographer
      UT Arlington Opera Workshop production
    • Past to  Nov 2016 Vocalist recruiter
      Distinguished Alumnae Banquet
    • Past to  Oct 2016 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      Choral Music Education Day showcase concert
    • Past to  Sept 2016 Artistic director and conductor
      One Last Look All-State Choir Workshop
    • July 2016 to  July 2016 Artistic Director and conductor
      All-State Choir Camp
      Conductor and clinician for choir of 260 high school students; conducted 8 hours of rehearsals and concluding concert.
    • Past to  June 2016 Program Organizer
      UT Arlington Vocal Area Opera Extravaganza
    • Sept 2015 to  May 2016 Committee Member
      Department of Music Chair Review Committee
    • May 2016 to  May 2016 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Commencement Ceremonies
    • Past to  Mar 2016 Program Organizer
      UT Southwestern Medical Center Voice Care Clinic one-day residency for Vocal Area
    • Past to  Mar 2016 Conductor
      UTA A Cappella Choir, Plano East High School Men's Choir's campus visit
    • Feb 2016 to  Mar 2016 Video producer
      UT Arlington Opera Workshop production
    • Past to  Feb 2016 Conductor
      UTA A Cappella Choir, Arlington High School Choir's campus visit
    • Past to  Feb 2016 Conductor
      UTA A Cappella Choir, Mansfield High School Choir's campus visit
    • Past to  Feb 2016 Student Recruiter
      Texas Music Educators Association convention, UT Arlington Music Department booth
    • Past to  Dec 2015 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Ring Ceremony
    • Dec 2015 to  Dec 2015 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Commencement Ceremonies
    • Past to  Nov 2015 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      Choral Music Education Day showcase concert
    • Past to  Nov 2015 Vocalist recruiter
      Distinguished Alumnae Banquet
    • Past to  Nov 2015 Program Organizer
      Fredericka Von Stade Master Class for Vocal Area
    • Past to  Oct 2015 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      UT Arlington Parents Weekend banquet
    • Past to  Sept 2015 Artistic director and conductor
      One Last Look All-State Choir Workshop
    • Past to  Aug 2015 Vocalist recruiter
      UT Arlington Mavs Meet Convocation
    • July 2015 to  July 2015 Artistic Director and conductor
      All-State Choir Camp
      Conductor and clinician for choir of 260 high school students; conducted 8 hours of rehearsals and concluding concert.
    • Sept 2014 to  Mar 2015 Chairperson
      Search Committee for Assistant Professor, Choral Music Education
    • Past to  Jan 2015 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      Chancellor's Meeting, UT Arlington
    • 2014 to  2014 Chairperson
      Search Committee for Music Theatre Voice faculty
    • Past to  Oct 2014 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      UT Arlington Parents Weekend banquet
    • Past to  Sept 2014 Artistic director and conductor
      One Last Look All-State Choir Workshop
    • July 2014 to  July 2014 Artistic Director and conductor
      All-State Choir Camp
      Conductor and clinician for choir of 260 high school students; conducted 8 hours of rehearsals and concluding concert.
    • Past to  Nov 2013 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      UT Arlington Tree Lighting Ceremony
    • Past to  Sept 2013 Artistic director and conductor
      One Last Look All-State Choir Workshop
    • Sept 2012 to  Aug 2013 Chairperson
      Recruitment and Retention Committee
    • July 2013 to  July 2013 Artistic Director and conductor
      All-State Choir Camp
      Conductor and clinician for choir of 260 high school students; conducted 8 hours of rehearsals and concluding concert.
    • Past to  Mar 2013 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      UT Arlington President's Retirement Gala, College Park Center
    • Past to  Jan 2013 Peer reviewer, David Grogan tenure-track third year review
      Music Department
    • Sept 2012 to  Dec 2012 Committee Member
      Faculty Senate, one semester replacement
    • Past to  Sept 2012 Artistic director and conductor
      One Last Look All-State Choir Workshop
    • Sept 2009 to  Aug 2012 Committee Chair
      (co-chair) Recruitment and Retention Committee
    • July 2012 to  Aug 2012 Artistic Director and conductor
      All-State Choir Camp
      Conductor and clinician for choir of 260 high school students; conducted 8 hours of rehearsals and concluding concert.
    • Sept 2011 to  Mar 2012 Committee Member
      Search Committee for Assistant Professor Music/Musicology
    • Past to  Mar 2012 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      UT Arlington College Park Center Opening Gala
    • 2011 to  2011 Committee Member
      Department of Music Chair Review Committee
    • Past to  Sept 2011 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      UT Arlington University Development Leadership Summit, University Center
    • Past to  Sept 2011 Artistic director and conductor
      One Last Look All-State Choir Workshop
    • Past to  Sept 2011 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      UT Arlington "A Conversation with the President" luncheon
    • July 2011 to  Aug 2011 Artistic Director and conductor
      All-State Choir Camp
      Conductor and clinician for choir of 260 high school students; conducted 8 hours of rehearsals and concluding concert.
    • 2010 to  2010 Chairperson
      Voice Adjunct Faculty Search Committee
    • Past to  Sept 2010 Artistic director and conductor
      One Last Look All-State Choir Workshop
    • Aug 2010 to  Aug 2010 Artistic Director and conductor
      All-State Choir Camp
      Conductor and clinician for choir of 260 high school students; conducted 8 hours of rehearsals and concluding concert.
    • Sept 2009 to  Mar 2010 Chairperson
      Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Voice
    • Past to  Dec 2009 Conductor, UTA A Cappella Choir
      UT Arlington Tree Lighting Ceremony
    • Past to  Sept 2009 Artistic director and conductor
      One Last Look All-State Choir Workshop

Service to the Profession

    • 2019 to  Present
      Member
      Chorus America
    • 2009 to  Present
      Member
      National Collegiate Choral Organization
    • 2009 to  Present
      Member
      Texas Music Educator's Association
    • 2004 to  Present
      Member
      National Association of Teachers of Singing
    • 2003 to  Present
      Member
      American Choral Director's Association
    • 1987 to  Present
      Member
      Texas Choral Directors Association
    • 2003 to  2020
      Member
      College Music Society
    • July 2020 to  July 2020
      Attendee, Meeting (Virtual Conference,
      Texas Choral Director's Association state convention
    • June 2020 to  June 2020
      Faculty (Arlington, TX,
      Awaken Ensemble Conducting Institute (canceled due to Covid-19 pandemic)
    • Mar 2020 to  Mar 2020
      Attendee, Meeting (Little Rock, AR,
      Southwestern Division American Choral Directors Association conference
    • Feb 2020 to  Feb 2020
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Music Education Association state convention
    • 2018 to  2019
      Committee Member
      American Choral Directors Association National Standing Committee: Education
    • Nov 2019 to  Nov 2019
      Attendee, Meeting (College Park, MD,
      National Collegiate Choral Organization national biennial conference
    • Past to  Oct 2019
      Guest clinician (Dallas, TX,
      King of Glory Lutheran Church Chancel Choir, three-hour rehearsal retreat
    • July 2019 to  July 2019
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Choral Director's Association state convention
    • Past to  May 2019
      Selection panel, Bayard Friedman Chair for teaching excellence (Fort Worth, TX,
      Fort Worth ISD
    • Past to  Mar 2019
      External Reviewer, Artistic Director/Conductor
      Children's Chorus of Greater Dallas
      For David Means
    • Past to  Mar 2019
      Adjudicator (Dallas, TX,
      American Classic Madrigal and Chamber Choir Festival
    • Feb 2019 to  Mar 2019
      Attendee, Meeting (Kansas City, MO,
      American Choral Directors Association national conference
    • Feb 2019 to  Feb 2019
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Music Education Association state convention
    • Past to  Aug 2018
      External Reviewer, tenure and promotion candidate
      University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
      For David Means
    • July 2018 to  July 2018
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Choral Director's Association state convention
    • July 2018 to  July 2018
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Choral Director's Association state convention
    • Past to  May 2018
      Adjudicator, National Graduate Conducting Scholarship
      Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity
    • Past to  Apr 2018
      Adjudicator
      Martin High School Pre-UIL competition, Arlington ISD
    • Mar 2018 to  Mar 2018
      Attendee, Meeting (Oklahoma City, OK,
      Southwestern Division American Choral Directors Association conference
    • Mar 2018 to  Mar 2018
      Adjudicator (San Antonio, TX,
      American Classic Madrigal and Chamber Choir Festival
    • Feb 2018 to  Feb 2018
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Music Education Association state convention
    • Past to  Dec 2017
      Adjudicator, President's Honor Concert (Ft. Worth, TX,
      Texas Wesleyan University
    • Past to  Sept 2017
      Guest clinician (Arlington, TX,
      Arlington Master Chorale two-hour community choir retreat
    • Past to  Aug 2017
      External Reviewer, tenure and promotion candidate
      University of Connecticut
      For David Means
    • Past to  June 2017
      Recording session consultant (Irving, TX,
      Mid-Cities Chamber Singers
    • Past to  June 2017
      Audition panel
      Southwestern Division American Choral Directors Association College/University Choirs
    • Past to  Apr 2017
      Adjudicator (Dallas, TX,
      Festival di Voce high school choir competition
    • Past to  Apr 2017
      Adjudicator
      Lamar High School Pre-UIL competition, Arlington ISD
    • Past to  Mar 2017
      Adjudicator (Arlington, TX,
      Texas Association of Private Schools Solo and Ensemble Contest
    • Past to  Feb 2017
      Adjudicator (Arlington, TX,
      North Texas area high schools Pre-Madrigal Festival
    • Past to  Feb 2017
      Consultant (UT Arlington,
      RISE A Cappella pre-competition rehearsal
    • Feb 2017 to  Feb 2017
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Music Education Association state convention
    • Past to  Oct 2016
      Guest clinician (Dallas, TX,
      King of Glory Lutheran Church Chancel Choir three-hour adult choir retreat
    • Past to  Aug 2016
      Guest clinician (Houston, TX,
      Lakewood United Methodist Church Chancel Choir one-day adult choir retreat
    • July 2016 to  July 2016
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Choral Director's Association state convention
    • Past to  Apr 2016
      Clinician (Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada)
      Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute Choir one-hour visit to UTA
    • Past to  Apr 2016
      Adjudicator (Arlington, TX,
      Texas Association of Private Schools Solo and Ensemble Contest
    • Mar 2016 to  Mar 2016
      Attendee, Meeting (Kansas City, MO,
      Southwestern Division American Choral Directors Association conference
    • Feb 2016 to  Feb 2016
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Music Education Association state convention
    • Past to  Nov 2015
      Guest clinician (Dallas, TX,
      Central Lutheran Church Chancel Choir two-hour rehearsal
    • Past to  Sept 2015
      External Reviewer, tenure and promotion candidate
      University of Kansas
      For David Means
    • July 2015 to  July 2015
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Choral Director's Association state convention
    • Past to  Apr 2015
      Adjudicator (Dallas, TX,
      Festival di Voce high school choir competition
    • Mar 2015 to  Mar 2015
      Adjudicator (San Antonio, TX,
      American Classic Madrigal and Chamber Choir Festival
    • Feb 2015 to  Feb 2015
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Music Education Association state convention
    • July 2014 to  July 2014
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Choral Director's Association state convention
    • Past to  May 2014
      Audition Panelist (Dallas, TX,
      Texas Music Educators Association College/University Choirs
    • Apr 2014 to  Apr 2014
      Adjudicator (Dallas, TX,
      American Classic Big D Choral Festival
    • Mar 2014 to  Mar 2014
      Attendee, Meeting (Little Rock, AR,
      Southwestern Division American Choral Directors Association conference
    • Feb 2014 to  Feb 2014
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Music Education Association state convention
    • Past to  Oct 2013
      Adjudicator (Hurst, TX,
      Texas Music Educators Association Region 5 All-State Choir auditions
    • July 2013 to  July 2013
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Choral Director's Association state convention
    • Past to  Apr 2013
      Adjudicator (Dallas, TX,
      Festival di Voce high school choir competition
    • Past to  Mar 2013
      Soprano soloist, Joseph Martin "Song of Shadows," Diane Hale, conductor (Arlington, TX,
      First United Methodist Church
    • Past to  Mar 2013
      Adjudicator (Dallas, TX,
      American Classic Big D Choral Festival
    • Mar 2013 to  Mar 2013
      Attendee, Meeting (Dallas, TX,
      American Choral Directors Association national conference
    • Feb 2013 to  Feb 2013
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Music Education Association state convention
    • Past to  Jan 2013
      Adjudicator, Solo and Ensemble Contest (Hurst, TX,
      HEB ISD
    • Past to  Oct 2012
      External Reviewer, tenure and promotion candidate
      Stephen F. Austin State University
      For David Means
    • July 2012 to  July 2012
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Choral Director's Association state convention
    • Past to  Apr 2012
      Soprano soloist, Brahms "A German Requiem," Diane Hale, conductor (Arlington, TX,
      First United Methodist Church
    • Feb 2012 to  Mar 2012
      Attendee, Meeting (Dallas, TX,
      Southwestern Division American Choral Directors Association conference
    • Feb 2012 to  Feb 2012
      Adjudicator (San Antonio, TX,
      American Classic Madrigal and Chamber Choir Festival
    • Feb 2012 to  Feb 2012
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Music Education Association state convention
    • Nov 2011 to  Nov 2011
      Attendee, Meeting (Fort Collins, CO,
      National Collegiate Choral Organization national biennial conference
    • Past to  Oct 2011
      Soprano soloist, "Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal," arr. Alice Parker, Diane Hale, conductor (Arlington, TX,
      First United Methodist Church
    • Past to  Apr 2011
      Soprano soloist, Rutter "Requiem," Diane Hale, conductor (Arlington, TX,
      First United Methodist Church
    • Past to  Apr 2011
      Soprano soloist, Rutter "Requiem," Carrie Chavarria, conductor (Arlington, TX,
      New World United Methodist Church
    • Mar 2011 to  Mar 2011
      Attendee, Meeting (Chicago, IL,
      American Choral Directors Association national conference
    • Feb 2011 to  Feb 2011
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Music Education Association state convention
    • Sept 2010 to  Sept 2010
      Attendee, Meeting (Dallas, TX,
      Perkins School of Theology/SMU Master of Sacred Music Program Reunion
    • Past to  June 2010
      Adjudicator (Arlington, TX,
      Texas Music Teachers Association State Vocal Division finals
    • Feb 2010 to  Feb 2010
      Attendee, Meeting (Denver, CO,
      Southwestern Division American Choral Directors Association conference
    • Feb 2010 to  Feb 2010
      Attendee, Meeting (San Antonio, TX,
      Texas Music Education Association state convention
    • Past to  Feb 2010
      Adjudicator (Cedar Hill, TX,
      UIL Region 20 Solo and Ensemble Contest
    • Nov 2009 to  Nov 2009
      Attendee, Meeting (New Haven, CT,
      National Collegiate Choral Organization national biennial conference
    • Past to  Oct 2009
      Guest clinician (Arlington, TX,
      New World United Methodist Church Chancel Choir two-hour rehearsal
    • Past to  Sept 2009
      Adjudicator (Arlington, TX,
      Texas Music Educators Association Region 5 All-State Choir Auditions

Live Performances

Live Performances

  • 2020
    • July 2020
      State
      Virtual State Conference,
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2020
      Local
      Arborlawn United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2020
      National
      Beethoven Symphony No. 9
      Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2020
      National
      American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Jan 2020
      Local
      A Shakespeare Celebration
      St. Monica Fine Arts series, St. Monica Catholic Church, Dallas, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
  • 2019
    • Dec 2019
      Local
      This Christmastide
      Carr Chapel, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Dec 2019
      Local
      This Christmastide
      Keller United Methodist Church, Keller, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Dec 2019
      Local
      This Christmastide
      St. Vincent's Cathedral, Bedford, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2019
      University
      A Shakespeare Celebration
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2019
      National
      University of Maryland Memorial Chapel, College Park, MD
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2019
      Local
      First Presbyterian Church, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2019
      State
      Lopez Early College High School, Brownsville, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2019
      Local
      Songs and Sonnets
      I.M. Terrell Performing Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2019
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2019
      Local
      Cathedral Echoes
      Trinity United Methodist Church, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2019
      Local
      Cathedral Echoes
      St. Stephen Presbyterian Church, Fort Worth, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Feb 2019
      State
      Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, San Antonio, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Feb 2019
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Feb 2019
      Local
      King of Glory Lutheran Church, Dallas, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
  • 2018
    • Dec 2018
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2018
      State
      Mansfield ISD Performing Arts Center, Mansfield, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2018
      Local
      First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2018
      Local
      Allen Performing Arts Center, Allen, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2018
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • July 2018
      State
      Morris Cultural Arts Center, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • May 2018
      State
      Killeen High School, Killeen, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2018
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2018
      National
      Mozart Requiem
      Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
  • 2017
    • Nov 2017
      National
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2017
      State
      Donna High School, Donna, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2017
      National
      Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2017
      National
      Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium, East Lansing, MI
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2017
      State
      Prosper High School, Prosper, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2017
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2017
      Local
      First United Methodist Church, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2017
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2017
      University
      Serenade to Music
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Feb 2017
      National
      UT Arlington A Cappella Choir Concert, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Jan 2017
      State
      Greater Houston area, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
  • 2016
    • Nov 2016
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2016
      State
      Texas Women's University, Denton, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2016
      State
      Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2016
      State
      First Baptist Church, Carrollton, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2016
      Local
      First United Methodist Church, Hurst, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2016
      State
      Allen High School Performing Arts Center, Allen, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2016
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2016
      National
      Diaries of Adam and Eve
      Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2016
      University
      Mount Rushmore
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2016
      National
      Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Helzberg Hall, Kansas City, MO
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2016
      Local
      Plymouth Park United Methodist Church, Irving
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Jan 2016
      National
      Gershwin's Greatest Hits
      Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Jan 2016
      Local
      Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Dallas
      Karen Kenaston-French
  • 2015
    • Dec 2015
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2015
      State
      Lake Highlands High School, Dallas, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2015
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Sept 2015
      National
      Perkins Chapel, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • June 2015
      National
      AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2015
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Feb 2015
      National
      Assembly Hall of the Mormon Tabernacle on Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT
      Karen Kenaston-French
  • 2014
    • Nov 2014
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2014
      State
      R. L. Turner High School, Carrollton, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2014
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2014
      Local
      Dvořák Te Deum
      City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2014
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Feb 2014
      State
      Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, San Antonio, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Feb 2014
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Feb 2014
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Jan 2014
      Local
      Martin High School, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Jan 2014
      Local
      St. Stephen's Presbyterian church, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
  • 2013
    • Nov 2013
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2013
      State
      Weatherford High School, Weatherford, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2013
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • July 2013
      State
      Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center , San Antonio
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2013
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2013
      National
      Tiffin, OH
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2013
      Local
      Bach: Jesu, Meine Freude
      St. Patrick Cathedral, Fort Worth, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2013
      University
      Bach: Jesu, meine Freude
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Feb 2013
      Local
      St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Arlington
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Feb 2013
      State
      Central Texas area, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
  • 2012
    • Nov 2012
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2012
      National
      Clayton Center for the Arts, Maryville College, Maryville, TN
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2012
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • July 2012
      State
      Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, San Antonio, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • May 2012
      National
      Masters of Film Music: Michael Giacchino
      Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2012
      University
      The Road Home: Traditional and New American Voices
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2012
      State
      North Texas area, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2012
      Local
      Holocaust Cantata
      Congregation Beth Shalom, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2012
      National
      Weatherford, OK
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2012
      University
      Holocaust Cantata
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
  • 2011
    • Dec 2011
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2011
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • July 2011
      National
      Bach Cantata 79: Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild - closing chorus
      Beall Concert Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • June 2011
      National
      Bach Cantata 130: Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir - opening chorus
      Beall Concert Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • June 2011
      National
      Bach Magnificat: Et exsultavit
      Beall Concert Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2011
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2011
      Local
      Winspear Opera House, Dallas
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2011
      State
      Houston area, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2011
      Local
      St. Albans Episcopal Church, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2011
      University
      Mozart Requiem
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington
      Karen Kenaston-French
  • 2010
    • Dec 2010
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Nov 2010
      State
      Texas Women's University, Denton
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2010
      Local
      New World United Methodist Church, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2010
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • May 2010
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Apr 2010
      State
      San Antonio area, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2010
      Local
      Dallas, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2010
      University
      Lifesongs
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Mar 2010
      National
      Taylor Auditorium, Western State College, Gunnison, CO
      Karen Kenaston-French
  • 2009
    • Nov 2009
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2009
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French
    • Oct 2009
      University
      Irons Recital Hall, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX
      Karen Kenaston-French

Other Creative Activities

Other Creative Activities

  • 2020
    • Digital Media
      • Aug 2020
        "How Can I Keep From Singing?"
        Fort Worth Chorale, "virtual choir" video for release on electronic media outlets
        https://youtu.be/QvLQcijPwUU
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2019
    • Recording
      • 2019
        "Serenity", Daniel Elder, composer
        UT Arlington A Cappella Choir, demonstration recording published by Walton Music
        https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/serenity-print-ww1726
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • 2019
        NCCO 2019: University of Texas at Arlington A Cappella Choir & The Aeolians of Oakwood University
        National Collegiate Choral Organization, Soundwaves Recording, UTARUC110819CD
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • 2019
        University of Texas at Arlington A Cappella Choir
        2019 Texas Music Educators Association, Mark Custom Recordings 54741-MCD
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2014
    • Recording
      • 2014
        University of Texas at Arlington A Cappella Choir
        2014 Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention, Mark Custom Recordings 51108-MCD
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • Jan 2014
        "Jauchzet dem Herrn" from The Road Home
        University of Texas at Arlington A Cappella Choir, broadcast on nationally-syndicated radio program "With Heart and Voice" hosted by Peter DuBois
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2013
    • Recording
      • 2013
        The Road Home
        University of Texas at Arlington A Cappella Choir, self-published and distributed nationally through TuneCore
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2010
    • Recording
      • 2010
        In Need of Music
        Austin Peay State University Chamber Singers, PCB Music, Lebanon, TN
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]