About the Director

STEVEN KIRKPATRICK
Founder/Conductor

Steven is a native of Killeen, Texas and a graduate of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Although he obtained a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in Management, Steven has over 27 years of experience in Christian Choral Music as a church choir leader and music minister as well as over 15 years of high-caliber choral music experience with world-renown artistic directors as a singer. Steven is the current Director of Music at Grace United Methodist Church in Copperas Cove, Texas and a full-time math teacher and golf coach in the Texas public education system.

Highlights of Steven’s extensive choral experience include:

- First Tenor: Colorado Choir, a world renowned choir under the direction of  Dr. R
andolph (Casey) Jones [retired] (www.ColoradoChoir.com)    
- First Tenor and Soloist: Riverside Master Chorale, Riverside, California, conducted by
Karen Garrett (
www.riversidemasterchorale.com)    
- First Tenor: Dr. Gary Bonner Singers, Southern California, under the direction of Dr.
Gary Bonner, Dean of Music at California Baptist University
- First Tenor: Salado Community Chorus of Salado, Texas
- Ongoing choral conducting student of the Bonner Institute for the Advancement of Choral Music (www.BonnerMusic.com)

KATHY PERSHALL
Pianist