Gregory A. Fuller

 

In his tenth year as Director of Choral Activities at The University of Southern Mississippi, Gregory Fuller (Series Editor) conducts the Southern Chorale and the Hattiesburg Choral Union, teaches graduate conducting courses, supervises candidates in the master’s and doctoral conducting program, serves as the chair of the Conducting Division, and is a member of the School of Music Executive Committee.  In 2004 he launched the first Southern Invitational Choral Conference, an event that now hosts over fifty participating institutions each September.  Since arriving in 2000, he has presided over growth that has more than doubled the number of vocal/choral majors at Southern Miss.

Previously, professor Fuller held academic appointments at The University of Missouri in Columbia and Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa.  He has appeared in more than 20 states as a clinician and conductor and has performed at nine conventions of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) and Music Educators National Conference (MENC).  In March, The Southern Chorale will appear in the world-class Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis for the Southern Division Convention of ACDA.  Dr. Fuller has organized and executed over 60 concert tours, study tours, and pilgrimages, including 28 international trips to three continents.  As a result choirs under his leadership have appeared at memorable venues, such as the Basilica of San Marino, Orvieto Cathedral, Cathedral of San Ildefonso (Merida), Cathedral of Our Lady of Strasbourg, Convent of San Bernadino of Siena (Vallodolid), Coventry Cathedral, Melk Abbey, Salisbury Cathedral, University of Orleans, Carnegie Hall, and the Disney Hall in Los Angeles.  His choirs have enjoyed short residencies in Japan and the Loire Valley of France.