Associate Director of Choral Studies, Conductor of One Voice, Conductor of University Singers
Matthew Crosby, Associate Director of Choral Studies at UMHB, serves as conductor of One Voice and University Singers. Choirs under his direction have toured to exciting destinations such as Spain, Hawaii, Portugal, Germany, and Austria. In addition to his collegiate teaching, Mr. Crosby served as a music and worship teacher at the Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary in Ogbomosho, Nigeria. A graduate of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, he earned his Master’s degree in Choral Conducting from Westminster Choir College where he was a member of the Westminster Choir. He has performed at the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC and sung under the baton of many distinguished conductors including Ricardo Muti, Charles Dutoit, Joseph Flummerfelt, Riccardo Chailly, and Sir Neville Mariner, and has performed in concerts with the New York Philharmonic and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, among others.
A gifted pianist, Mr. Crosby is highly in demand as a collaborator for recitals. He is on the UMHB Conservatory staff as a private piano instructor and enjoys composing and arranging music and teaching theory and aural skills.