Daniel Perkins

Professor of Music
Phone: (603) 728-8184
E-mail: danp@plymouth.edu
Personal Website: http://perkinsconducts.com

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About Dan Perkins

Dan Perkins is in his 29th year at Plymouth State University, where he is professor of music and director of choral activities and in 2007 was appointed the first Stevens-Bristow Distinguished Professor. Dr. Perkins is active as a guest conductor and clinician throughout the United States and abroad. He is co-founder and music director of the New Hampshire Master Chorale and Chamber Orchestra, music director of the Manchester Choral Society and Orchestra, and principal guest conductor and director of choral activities for the New Hampshire Music Festival. Past positions include guest conductor of the Asia Pacific Activities Conference Orchestra in Hanoi, Vietnam, principal guest conductor of the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet in Hanoi, music director of the Hanover Chamber Orchestra and New England Camerata, associate conductor of the Savonlinna Opera Festival Chorus, and associate conductor of the Finnish Chamber Choir.

Degrees and Education

PhD, Musical Arts, University of Southern California
MA, Choral Music, University of Southern California
BA, Piano Performance, Brigham Young University

Research Interests

Finnish Choral Music

Associations, Boards, and Committees

Chorus America

Courses Taught

History and Literature of Western Music

University Chorale

Chamber Singers

Music Theatre Company

Choral Conducting

Graduate Practicum in Choral Music (Special Topics)

Dan Perkins Website

New Hampshire Master Chorale

Manchester Choral Society