Show Choir Arrangers You Should Know (Dan Scoville)

Dan Scoville is on staff at John Burroughs High School in California and is maintains a busy schedule of arranging, accompanying, and music directing for vocal groups all over the country. 1. Please describe your basic setup.  (Your technical setup as well as the physical space that you work in.) My house in Burbank is small, so […]

Show Choir Arrangers You Should Know (Drew Firkins)

Drew Firkins is a freelance composer/arranger based out of Omaha, NE, focusing primarily on commissions for middle/high school and collegiate-level a cappella groups and show choirs. He is currently the vocal music teacher at Russell Middle School, where he directs the 6-8 choirs, two show choirs, an a cappella group, and a musical, in addition […]

Show Choir Arrangers You Should Know (Jake Hammer)

Jake Hammer is middle school band director in Columbus, Wisconsin who arranges for Columbus High School and DeForest Area High School in Wisconsin.  He has a degree in music education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. 1. Please describe your basic setup.  (Your technical setup as well as the physical space that you work in.) I have a […]

Show Choir Arrangers You Should Know (Sean Hoffmann)

Sean Hoffmann serves as the Director of Choral Activities in the Manteno School District in Manteno, IL. He is also a freelance arranger, writing charts for middle and high schools in the midwest. 1. Please describe your basic setup.  (Your technical setup as well as the physical space that you work in.) My arranging space is fairly […]

Show Choir Arrangers You Should Know (Jeff Vyhlidal)

Jeff Vyhlidal is in his fourteenth year of teaching, and his third year at Grand Island Northwest High School.  Jeff has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Hastings College and a Masters Degree in Music Education from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He has served as a clinician and adjudicator for many […]

Show Choir Arrangers You Should Know (Greig Hutchins)

The owner of GDB Studios is Greig Hutchens. Greig is a certified operator in Pro Tools and is one of only two certified HD10 operators in Indiana. Greig is currently serving HCCSC and working at their Alternative High School. Greig also has served as an adjunct professor for Music and Worship. Alongside his course load, he […]

Show Choir Arrangers You Should Know (Alan Alder)

Alan Alder is an assistant professor of teaching in the School of Music at Ball State University, where he servers as Producer/Director of the world-renowned Ball State University Singers, Indiana’s Official Goodwill Ambassadors, and teaches Music History. Under Dr. Alder’s direction, the University Singers won the gold medal at the 2012 World Choir Games. The […]

Show Choir Arrangers You Should Know (Brian McCallister)

Brian McCallister is a freelance musician living in Chicago, IL and has extensive experience as an arranger, recording artist, choral clinician, show band director, vocal jazz director, and audio engineer.  His voice can be heard on choral demos for Hal Leonard and Shawnee Press.  As an arranger, Brian’s gospel writing has been featured in the […]

Show Choir Arrangers You Should Know (Jordan Robinson)

Hello! My Name is Jordan Robinson, and I am an alum of Mt. Eden High School’s Show Choirs in Hayward, CA. I am a music arranger and composer for the local show choirs, and am currently looking to share my talents with other choirs and music groups! I started arranging for show choir a few […]

Show Choir Arrangers You Should Know (Cooper Baldwin)

Cooper Baldwin (he/him/his) is a composer, arranger, producer, and performer currently residing in New York City.  During back-to-back internships with the DreamWorks Animation Music Department, Cooper assisted with multiple productions, including the animated feature film Trolls and the animated television series VeggieTales in the House. He continues to work freelance as a music copyist on productions […]