Location: Texas, USA
Cory Alexander is Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin and is concurrently the Artistic Director of Allegro Chorale and Orchestra, Inc. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a Master of Music degree in choral conducting from the University of Florida in Gainesville, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in vocal music education from Central College in Pella, Iowa.
Dr. Alexander has conducted numerous high school, university, church, and community choral ensembles, and has received many invitations to appear as a guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator. He has prepared choirs for performances with orchestras in the U.S. and abroad, including the Midland-Odessa, Central Florida, and Greensboro (NC) Symphony Orchestras, and served as Chorusmaster for the Greensboro Opera. Choirs under Dr. Alexander’s direction have made several demonstration recordings for Hinshaw and Walton Music.
Dr. Alexander has been active in choral and vocal music throughout his life and has sung under several notable conductors, including Robert Shaw. He has appeared many times as a baritone soloist, including a 1998 performance of Schubert’s Mass in G recorded in Carmarthen, Wales and broadcast on Welsh television. More recently he has appeared as a soloist with the Central Florida Symphony Orchestra, UNCG Opera Theatre, Bel Canto Company in Greensboro, NC, and Musica Sacra in Midland, TX.