meet incoming girls chorus and boychoir director
Joel Snyder received his Bachelor's of Music. in sacred music from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC. He regularly premiered pieces with the BJU Chorale and Chamber Singers. He was able to take part in performances in Handel’s Messiah, Brahms’ Requiem, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Durufle’s Requiem, and Haydn’s Missa in Angustiis among others. Joel went on to complete a M.M. in Voice Performance and a graduate assistantship in the choral department at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MI. While there, he performed the title role in EMU’s production of Gianni Schicchi. In addition to singing at EMU, Joel had the opportunity of performing for different church and community groups in the Detroit area. For the past four years, he was the choral music teacher at Vandalia Christian School in Greensboro, NC, where he has applied the training he received in the Kodály method from Westminster Choir College and Capital University. Joel’s choirs regularly received superior ratings and rankings in the NCCSA annual Fine Arts Competition. Joel was also a chorister and soloist of the Bel Canto Company, a professional chorus, during his tenure there. He is a member of the ACDA and OAKE.
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Meredith Bowen, Music Director
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All rehearsals are held in the Music Center facility on the campus of Kellogg Community College.
Meet the Director
For information on Girls Chorus Director Joel Snyder, click here