R&S Chairs of Male Choirs

2012-2014  Chris Kiver
2010-2012  John Delorey
2008-2010  Scott Tucker
2006-2008  Scott Tucker
2004-2006  Frank Albinder /
                   Scott Tucker
2000-2002  Kerry Wilkerson
1998-2000  Kerry Wilkerson
1996-1998  Kerry Wilkerson
1994-1996  Jameson Marvin
1992-1994  Jameson Marvin

Eastern Division R & S

Male Choirs

Chris KiverChairperson:  Chris Kiver

Dr. Christopher Kiver is Director of Choral Activities at Pennsylvania State University where he directs the Concert Choir and Men’s Glee Club, oversees the graduate choral conducting program and teaches classes in choral conducting and choral literature. He is founder and director of The Orpheus Singers and serves as Director of Music at the University Baptist and Brethren Church in State College. Kiver is a graduate of the University of London, Florida State University and the University of Michigan where he received the D.M.A. in choral conducting.

Choirs under Kiver’s direction have performed at state and regional conventions of the American Choral Directors Association and the Music Educators National Conference. He has taught at the Westminster Choir College Summer and Saturday Seminar programs, and appeared as guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator in the United States, Australia, China and New Zealand.

Kiver is Vice President of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) and Choral Content Area Representative for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA).

Prior to his arrival in the United States, Kiver taught grades 4-12 at Brisbane Boys’ College (Australia) from 1996-2002. He served as state Male Choir R&S Chair for ACDA PA from 2007-2009. A native of England, he has received numerous prizes and scholarships including a Fulbright Award, and the 2002 Sydney World Choral Symposium Foundation Scholarship.

Since 2012, the Penn State Glee Club hosts an annual Men of Song event in the fall for young men with changing and changed voices from grades 8-12. More information can be found at www.pennstategleeclub.com.



Online Resources for Repertoire

ChoralNet Web Site - http://www.choralnet.org/ 

Choral Public Domain Library - http://www2.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

Musica International - http://musicanet.org/en/index.php 


Online Resources for Male Choirs

Intercollegiate Men's Chorus, Inc. - www.imci.us

Associated Male Choruses of America - www.amcofa.net

Barbershop Harmony Society - www.barbershop.org








Last revised January 01, 2014