Guest Conductors

 

1997-1999Henry Leck of the Indianapolis Children’s Choir

Mr. Leck conducted our first three years of Metroplex Children’s Choir.  Mr. Leck also helped establish our vision and played the role of Mentor in our early years.  His love for music of the world helped build a foundation of similar music with our choir.

 

2000-2001Ruth Dwyer of the Indianapolis Children’s Choir 

Mrs. Dwyer has conducted our choir on two separate occasions for two years each time.  Mrs. Dwyer brought her passion for teaching and love of music to our children and our Teacher/Conductors.  Ruth Dwyer was the guest conductor 2017 and NTCC has the honor of her conducting again in 2018.

 

2002-2004Cynthia Knott of the Greater Dallas Children’s Chorus

 Mrs. Knott conducted our choir for three years and introduced to us her love for American music and composers.

 

2005-2006: Alyssa Coble of the Georgia Children’s Choir

 Mrs. Coble brought an incredibly sweet and tender sound to our choir as she worked with the singers.

 

2007-2008Ruth Dwyer of the Indianapolis Children’s Choir 

Mrs. Dwyer has conducted our choir on two separate occasions for two years each time.  Mrs. Dwyer brought her passion for teaching and love of music to our children and our Teacher/Conductors.  Ruth Dwyer was the guest conductor 2017 and NTCC has the honor of her conducting again in 2018.

 

2009-2011Mark Bartel of Friends University and the Wichita Children’s Choir

Dr. Bartel was theour  conductor for years 13-15..  Dr. Bartel brought his love of music, children, and great choral conducting.  He inspired us with his conducting style and his ability to communicate with our choir.

 

2012-2013: Dr. Lynn Gackel of Baylor University

Dr. Gackel conducted the North Texas Children’s Choir for the 2012 and 2013 concerts.  Dr. Gackle inspired not only our children, but our teachers as well. Her teaching is superb and her kindness came from her heart. We will look forward to working with Dr. Gackle again!

 

2014-2016: Dr. Julie Yu, co-chair of the choral department at Kansas State University

Dr. Yu was our guest conductor for our 2014, 2015, and 2016 concerts. Dr. Yu brings energy, excitement, and a love for choral music to our concerts!

 

2017-2018Ruth Dwyer of the Indianapolis Children’s Choir 

Mrs. Dwyer has conducted our choir for multiple years.  Mrs. Dwyer brought her passion for teaching and love of music to our children and our Teacher/Conductors.  

 


 

 

NTCC 2017 with Guest Conductor Ruth Dwyer