Mr. Travis Angel
Mr. Travis Angel
Travis Angel is the Assistant Director of Choral Activities at Texas A&M University where he conducts the Century Singers, A&M's mixed choir, and the Women's Chorus. He also serves as Minister of Music at Christ's Way Baptist Church in Bryan.
Travis has 40 years of teaching choral music in Texas high schools. During this time, his choirs won numerous UIL Sweepstake Awards and traveled across the United States and Europe. Performing in Salzburg Cathedral Salzburg, Austria; St. Peter’s Cathedral Rome, Italy; St. Mark’s Cathedral Venice, Italy; St. John’s Cathedral New York City; St. Bartholomew’s Cathedral New York City; Cathedral of St Mary of the Assumption San Francisco, California; 12th Century churches in the Netherlands and Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris. Awards for performances include Outstanding Festival Awards in New Orleans, Nashville, Dallas, San Antonio, Amarillo, Galveston, Arlington, Kansas City KS, Tempe AZ, Enid OK and the International Award for Choral Performance: Washington D.C and the International Championship High School A Cappella: New York City.
- Don't aspire to make a living, aspire to make a difference.
Mr. Angel has produced and directed numerous Broadway musicals with orchestra. Choirs under his direction have hosted as a clinician and performed with Jester Hairston and the Swingle Singers.
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Mr. Angel has a Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Arts in Conducting from West Texas State University. He has studied and collaborated with conductors Hugh Sanders, Eph Ely, Paul Salamunovich, Bev Hensen, and Rene Clausen.
He is an active member of the Texas Music Educator's Association (TMEA) serving on the State Board for fifteen years, Texas Choral Directors Association (TCDA), Texas Music Adjudicator's Association (TMAA) and American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). He is a frequent adjudicator, clinician, and mentor for choral directors. Travis also served on the State UIL Sight-reading Committee. Mr. Angel was the recipient of the 2014 TAMU Education & Human Development Dean's Roundtable Outstanding Educator.
- There are two kinds of conductors. There are conductors who use people to make music and there are conductors who use music to make people.