2023 Directors' Chorus
Featuring Conductor Dr. Gary Packwood

Recognized as an inspirational and motivational conductor, pedagogue, and lecturer, Gary Packwood has appeared throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Now in his 31st year of teaching, Dr. Packwood has conducted all-state and honor choirs in 35 states. During the 2021-2022 academic year, Dr. Packwood conducted the Texas Music Educators Association Tenor Bass All-State Choir; Wisconsin Music Educators Association SATB Middle – Level All-State Choir; American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Northwestern Regional Tenor Bass Choir; and the ACDA Midwestern Regional SATB Choir.  Dr. Packwood is currently professor of music, program administrator and director of choral studies at Mississippi State University where he teaches undergraduate and graduate conducting, conducts the Mississippi State University State Singers and the Men of State, and serves as the coordinator of graduate music studies.

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, TX
Thursday, July 20 - Saturday, July 22, 2023

 Directors' Chorus Schedule

(available only to TCDA members)

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
3:00-4:30 pm
Check-in  Radius Center
5:00-8:00 pm
Rehearsals Radius Center
8:00-9:00 pm Reception with DC members and Dr. Packwood Radius Center
Thursday, July 20, 2023   Location 
8:30-10:30 am Rehearsal CC HFB 3
4:00-4:30 pm Final Sound Check First Presbyterian Church
5:00 pm TCDA Opening Convocation
Directors' Chorus Performance
First Presbyterian Church

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Sing a Mighty Song Gawthrop, Daniel
To Sit and Dream Powell, Rosephanye
Beati quorum via Stanford, Charles V.
Alleluia Hagenberg, Elaine
Selig sind die Toten Schutz, Heinrich
I'm Gonna Sing Till the Spirit Moves in My Heart Hogan, Moses 
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