Dr. Donald W. Armstrong
Vocal Director/Chair of Performing Arts
8th Grade Choir at Memorial Jr High
Dr. Armstrong is thrilled to be at Memorial High School.
He was formerly the Vocal Director and Chair of Performing Arts for the Performing Arts Magnet Program at Central High School (Tulsa Public Schools). A dynamic and versatile musician, Dr. Donald W. Armstrong is a conductor, singer, and keyboard player. Former Director of Educational Music Programs and Artistic Administrator for Tulsa Opera, he has also served as a Coach/Accompanist for The Washington National Opera’s Summer Opera Institute, has worked in Germany for three years as a professional actor and director, and has served in the US Army Band (in Panama) as a pianist. Don has over fifteen years of experience as Director of Music for various churches and is past Artistic Director/Conductor of The Maryland Choral Society.
Also a published arranger, the fruits of his doctoral dissertation, a transcription of Ralph Vaughan William’s Five Mystical Songs for baritone and SSAA choir, is available through Stainer & Bell. Upcoming publications include an SSAA arrangement of Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.
His voice students have sung everywhere from Broadway to the Metropolitan Opera and is also very successful at teaching young singers—most recently his students have received full scholarships to study voice at universities and have been accepted to the Julliard Pre-College Program.
Learn more about him at: www.singingsolutions.org