Dr. Kevin Hibbard, Music Director

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Kevin Hibbard is Professor of Music and Chair, and Director of Choirs at the University of West Georgia. He also serves as choir director at Grace Lutheran Church in Carrollton, Georgia

He holds vocal and choral music degrees from Luther College and Arizona State University, and has done additional graduate work at Westminster Choir College and the Blossom Festival School of Kent State University. Conductors with whom he has worked extensively include Robert Shaw, Weston Noble, Douglas McEwen, Howard Swan, Robert Page, Paul Christiansen, and Vance George. He has sung with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus and Chamber Chorus, and with the Robert Shaw Chamber Singers.

Dr. Hibbard’s experience includes teaching music in public schools and universities, church choirs, community choirs, and boy choirs. He has served as guest conductor for choral festivals in numerous states and frequently serves as adjudicator and clinician for vocal events. His choirs have appeared at conventions of the Georgia Music Educators Association, the Illinois Music Educators Association, Atlanta Chapter Choristers Guild, and both the Georgia and Wisconsin Chapters of the American Choral Directors Association.

He is a past president of the Georgia chapter of the American Choral Directors Association and has served ACDA as Repertoire and Standards Chair at the state and division levels in the areas of Boychoirs, College & University Choirs, and Youth and Student Activities. Hibbard is also a member of Music Educators National Conference, the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Chorus America, College Music Society, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Pi Kappa Lambda. He was recognized as a “Friend of the Arts” by Sigma Alpha Iota music fraternity for women.