Melinda 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).