Brian C. Murray

Dr. Brian C. Murray

Director of Choral Activities, Assistant Professor, Vocal Arts Area Coordinator

PA 3051

(307) 766-5242 | 

Dr. Brian C. Murray is the Director of Choral Activities, Assistant Professor of Music, and Vocal Arts Area Coordinator at the University of Wyoming. At UW he conducts the Collegiate Chorale, Singing Statesmen, and Happy Jacks, as well as teaching choral conducting. 

Dr. Murray earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting at the University of North Texas, studying with Drs. Allen Hightower, Jessica Nápoles, Richard Sparks, and Kristina MacMullen. He also completed a related field in vocal studies, studying voice with Dr. David Robison and vocal literature with Dr. Jeff Snider. While at the University of North Texas, Dr. Murray served as the instructor of Fundamentals of Conducting and the conducting associate for A Cappella, University Singers, Concert Choir, and Vox Aquilae. 

Prior to beginning his doctoral coursework, Dr. Murray taught high school choir for seven years in Carrollton, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Music degree in choral music education, summa cum laude, from the University of North Texas and a Master of Music Education degree from the Florida State University. Dr. Murray has presented interest sessions for state, divisional, and international choral conferences and he has published in ChorTeach and the Choral Journal. Dr. Murray is a frequent clinician, adjudicator, and guest conductor, and his professional affiliations include ACDA, NAfME, TCDA, TMAA, TMEA, WMEA, and Pi Kappa Lambda.

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Department of Music

University of Wyoming

1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3037

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5242

Fax: (307) 766-5326


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