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Alabama Choir School holding auditions for fall semester

Click the photo above to read an article published on August 11, 2015 in the Tuscaloosa News about how students can audition for one of our choirs.

Meet

Our Newest Staff Member!

Collaborative Pianist

Dr. Steven Taranto

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Originally from Chicago, Steven began his career as a church musician at age fourteen serving as a volunteer organist. After high school, he attended Elmhurst College from 1988 to 1992, receiving a Bachelor of Music in Music Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Church Music. Thereafter, Steven received his Master of Sacred Music in 1995 at the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Upon graduating, he began as the Director of Music and Organist for First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Tennessee, and was the conductor of the Festival Singers, an inter-denominational community choir hosted by First Presbyterian Church. Steven also was musical director for the Jackson Theater Guild and served as primary accompanist for the Jackson Community Children’s Choir as part of the community music program at Union University. 2006 he moved to Oxford, Mississippi, completing his Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education at the University of Mississippi in 2010, working full-time as a financial aid administrator for the university and serving as Organist/Choirmaster for St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, also accompanying the Oxford Civic Chorus. Steven has two great dogs, Sadie and Addie, loves gardening and musical theatre.

Alabama Choir School visits Japan

Click the photo above to read an article published in Druid City Living (website) on June 1, 2015 about our trip to Japan.

Alabama choirs headed to Japan

Click the photo above to read an article and hear a news report that aired on Alabama Public Radio on May 26, 2015 about our trip to Japan.

Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra, Festival Chorus to perform Russian pieces at concert

Click the photo above to read an article published on May 10, 2015 in the Tuscaloosa News about ACS singers joining with the TSO.

Alabama Choir School to celebrate 30th anniversary

Click the photo above to read an article published in Druid City Living (website) on April 28, 2015 about our 30th Anniversary concerts.

Alabama Choir School marks 30 years with two nights of music

Click the photo above to read an article published in the Tuscaloosa News on April 30, 2015 about our 30th Anniversary concerts.

Alabama Choir School celebrates 30th Anniversary

Click the photo above to read an article published in the December, 2014 edition of Druid City Living magazine.

Alabama Choir School holding open audtions

Click the photo above to read an article published in the Tuscaloosa News on August 20, 2014 about how students can audition to be in one of our choirs.

Alabama Choir School's new artistic director plans a rebirth

Click the photo above to read an article published in the Tuscaloosa News on November 29, 2011 about Mr. Procter.

Choir school has expanded, thrived

Click the photo above to read an article published in the Tuscaloosa News on May 1, 2010 about ACS.