J. D. Frizzell
J. D. Frizzell, a composer, conductor, and baritone, is the Director of Fine Arts and Director of Vocal Music at Briarcrest Christian School in Memphis, TN. He earned the double Master’s in Music Theory/Composition and Conducting from The University of Southern Mississippi, where he also earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music History and Literature.
Mr. Frizzell, winner of the 2007 Intégrales Composition Contest, writes music for choir, orchestra, symphonic band, voice, handbells, chamber ensembles, and solo instruments. He was chosen by the board of the Tennessee Music Educators Association as the 2011 Outstanding Young Music Educator.
Mr. Frizzell is active as a presenter, adjudicator, clinician, and guest conductor. As an active member of TNMEA, ACDA, and WTVMEA, he has served in multiple volunteer capacities, including two-time Chairperson of All-West Honor Choir Auditions and Performances.