Melinda S. Doyle
S. Doyle is the Director of Choral Activities at the University
of Montevallo where she conducts the Concert Choir, Chamber Singers,
and University Chorus and also teaches Undergrad Conducting and
Choral methods. In 2010, Dr. Doyle was Instructor of Choral Music
at Louisiana State University where she conducted Schola Cantorum
and taught undergraduate Choral Literature and Conducting. In
addition, she served as the Director of Music and Worship at the
University United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge. During the Fall
of 2010, Dr. Doyle served as Interim Choral Director at Tulane
University where she conducted the Tulane-Newcomb University Choir.
In 2009-2010, she served as the Visiting Director of Choral Studies
at Florida Gulf Coast University, where she conducted the FGCU
University Choir and Chamber Singers as well as taught Choral
Literature and Conducting. Dr. Doyle received the Bachelor of Vocal
Performance (1995), Master of Music (Vocal Performance, 1997),
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Music (Choral Conducting, 2003)
from the University of South Florida, and D.M.A in Choral Conducting at the
Louisiana State University. Previous choral appointments include a
Graduate Teaching Assistantship at LSU; Conducting Associate of the
renowned LSU A Cappella Choir; Director of Choral Music at Howard W.
Blake Per- forming Arts High School, Tampa, FL; Assistant Director
of Choirs at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, Tampa, FL; and the
Director of Music at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Baton Rouge.
Frequently in demand as a clinician and adjudicator, she has
conducted honor choirs both at the high school and junior high
level. Ms. Doyle served as R & S Chair for High Repertoire for the
Florida ACDA and remains an active member of the American Choral
Director’s Association (ACDA), National Collegiate Choral
Organization (NCCO), Florida ACDA, Texas Music Educators Association
(TMEA), and Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA).