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Open House New Headquarters I-35 location

TMEA Vision 1992-1993 State Board Seminar

Commissioned piece: "America! A Song of Celebration" in honor of Bill Cormack's Retirement

Stan McGill is currently the head choir director at Highland Park High School in Dallas. Prior to his appointment in the fall of 2005, Mr. McGill served as the head choral director at South Garland High School, Garland since 1982. Professional positions include TMEA Vocal Chair 1989-91, TMEA President 1992-93, and SWACDA President 2002-04. He has served on numerous TMEA, TCDA and ACDA committees and is active as an adjudicator, speaker, director and clinician throughout the Southwest and the United States. He was one of four national authors for the Warner Brothers Music Expression Textbook for Secondary Choirs. Mr. McGill along with co-author Dr. Morris Stevens, wrote 90 Days to Sightreading Success available through AMC Publications. Their junior high middle school sightreading methods books will be published in the spring, 2006. He has had extensive leadership service with ACDA and his articles have been published in the Southwestern Musician, Common Times, Choral Journal, and Texas Sings. He has directed numerous honor choirs including all state choirs in Arkansas, Connecticut, Kentucky, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and South Carolina. His choirs have performed nine times for TMEA, SWACDA and National ACDA Conventions. A native of Sikeston, Missouri, Mr. McGill graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, received his master’s degree from Arizona State University and has done post-graduate work at East Texas State University and the University of North Texas.