Dr. Randall Hooper, DMA is the Director of Choirs and Vocal Activities at Texas A&M University-Commerce where he conducts the Men’s Chorus, Chamber Singers and Chorale while overseeing the masters program in choral conducting and teaching undergraduate courses in conducting. Dr. Hooper earned degrees from Texas State University, Baylor University, and Louisiana State University. Prior to his position at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Dr. Hooper held similar positions at Tennessee Tech University, Georgia State University and taught high school choral music for eleven years in Texas. Choirs under Dr. Hooper’s leadership have performed in Carnegie Hall, by invitation for the Southwestern Division of the American Choral Directors Association, the Tennessee Music Educators Association Conference, the Georgia Music Educators Association, for the International Anthony Burgess Foundation Symposium in Liverpool, England, and the Festival Internacional de Música de Campina Grande in Brazil along with touring Germany, Austria, England and France. Dr. Hooper has served the Texas Choral Director’s Association as the College and Community Choir Vice President. He is also actively involved with church music and musical theatre. He has served as music director for churches in Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee and Georgia and is currently the Director of Music of Kavanaugh UMC in Greenville, TX. .