2018 All-State Children’s Chorus

Dr. Patrick K. Freer, 2018 Guest Conductor

Patrick K. Freer is Professor of Music at Georgia State University. His degrees are from Westminster Choir College and Teachers College-Columbia University. Dr. Freer has conducted or presented in 39 states and 23 countries, including conducting the 2018 NW Division ACDA Youth Honor Choir, the 2014 SW Division ACDA JHS Mixed Honor Choir, and as artist-in-residence for the 2017 choral conducting symposium of the Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra (Colombia). His 2017-18 guest conducting and lecturing take him to Austria, Canada, Colombia, Estonia, Israel, Latvia, Kazakhstan, Spain, Tajikistan, and to the US states of Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Ohio, Oregon, and South Dakota. Dr. Freer is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Research in Choral Singing, past editor of Music Educators Journal and is an Editorial Committee member for Update: Applications of Research in Music Education. He is a member of the ACDA National Standing Committee for Research & Publications. He has authored 3 textbooks, a DVD series, 16 book chapters/sections, and over 120 articles in most of the field’s leading national and international journals.