Dr. Sean Taylor, a native of Brookville, Pennsylvania, is Assistant Professor of Voice and Director of Choral Studies at The University of Texas at Brownsville, where he conducts the Master Chorale and Chamber Singers in addition to teaching applied voice, conducting, and choral methods.
His primary area of research is choral diction; his D.M.A. document, titled “A Musician’s Guide to Latin Diction in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Choral Repertoire” is published via the OhioLINK Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Center.
Balancing his career between teaching and performing, Sean has served on the faculties of Washington and Jefferson College (PA), Central State University (OH) and Berkshire Choral International (MA).
Recently, he has performed as soloist with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (PA), the Middletown Civic Chorus (OH), the Berkshire Choral Festival (MA), and the concert series of Knox Presbyterian Church (OH) and Third Presbyterian Church (PA).
Sean holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting with a Cognate in Vocal Performance from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. He also holds the Master of Music degree in Conducting from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was assistant conductor to Grammy-winner Robert Page, and a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Westminster College (PA).