Dr. George Mabry, director of the Nashville Symphony Chorus since 1998, is professor of music emeritus at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. He retired from full-time teaching in 2003 after 33 years as director of choral activities and director of the Center for the Creative Arts. Dr. Mabry’s choirs have performed for national and regional conventions of the Music Educators National Conference and the American Choral Directors Association. A native Tennessean, he holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and master’s of music and doctor of philosophy degrees from George Peabody College for Teachers at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Mabry is active as a choral clinician and festival adjudicator. He has conducted All-State Choirs and Collegiate Honor choirs in Kentucky and Virginia. He is an accomplished composer and arranger with many of his works published by Roger Dean, Sacred Music Press, St. James Music Press and Hinshaw Music.
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