Guest Conductor Biographies
Richard Owen is music director and organist of St. Jean Baptiste Church (NYC) and Music Director of Camerata NY. He was on the conducting staff at the NY Philharmonic (cover conductor) as well as the Deutsche Oper am Rhein. His repertoire includes symphony, opera, choral and dance, and he has performed internationally in Europe and South America.
Dr. Rob Ridgell is the Director of Choral Activities for Charlotte Catholic High School, the largest Catholic School in North Carolina. In addition, he serves as Organist and Music Associate of one of North Carolina's fastest growing Methodist church communities under the dynamic leadership of Dr. Reginald Houze in Weddington United Methodist Church.
Dr. Richard Robbins is Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, where he directs the University Singers, Chamber Singers, and teaches an array of choral conducting and music courses. He also serves as Chorus Master of the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra.