Dr. Mark A. Boyle is the Director of Choral & Vocal Activities at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. In addition to his duties at Seton Hill, Boyle directs the Pittsburgh Compline Choir, and is active as a guest conductor, poet, and composer. His texts have been set by his long time writing partner, Peter de Mets, Justine Koontz, Joseph Gregorio, and many others. Boyle serves ACDA at multiple levels, but is best known for his work with the National Conference App. After serving in the United States Navy, Boyle attended Ball State University, where he studied vocal performance and choral conducting. He holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Mason Gross School of the Arts, the arts conservatory at Rutgers University. Dr. Boyle resides just outside of Pittsburgh with music educator and pianist, Jane Boyle, their two sons, Nathan and Patrick, and a small menagerie of furry children.