William Southerland Creative Director

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William Southerland is the creative director of VirtualChorus.net. He also works as Artistic Director for Choral Music at Triad Pride Performing Arts, central NC’s premiere LGBTQ+ arts organization. Previously, he worked as a K-12 teacher specializing in middle school choral education. He holds a Ph.D. in music education and Master of Music in Choral Conducting degrees from UNC Greensboro, and a Bachelor of Music from Florida State University. William serves as Community Chorus R&R Chair and board member of the NC chapter of ACDA, the editorial board of the Music Educators Journal, and works as the Community Engagement 411 Advisor and New Harmony Task Force committee member for GALA Choruses. William has had his music arrangements performed by many choruses and is a frequent clinician for honor choirs throughout the area.