What is a Choir Director?

A Choir Director is a specialized type of Conductor.

A choir director is someone who conducts and leads a choir. There are many types of choirs, including church choirs, children's choirs, school and community choirs. The choir director motivates and inspires the group, and knows the techniques needed to make a vocal performance stand out. The choir director will choose the piece that the group will perform and make sure that the vocal harmony is perfect. He or she ensures that all the members attend rehearsals and that they will be at their very best when performing. The choir director usually has a background in conducting, harmony and vocal production, music theory or teaching.

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