David   Means

Assistant Professor  

Phone: (956) 665-3473
Email: david.means@utrgv.edu

Dr. David Means

Dr. David Means is Director of Choral Studies at UTRGV in Edinburg. He holds degrees from Howard Payne University, Baylor University and the University of Southern California.







Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • David Means. Faculty Development Grant, Provost Office, $600.00 (2017-03-01)

  • David Means. Faculty Development Grant, Office of the Provost, $1,800.00 (2016-06-30)



Selected Presentations


  • David Means. "Seconday Choral Music," Staff Development Presenter, PSJA School District, Memorial High School, Alamo, TX (August 2018)

  • David Means. "The All-State Choir process and Singing in College ," TCDA High School Leadership Workshop, TCDA, UTRGV, Edinburg, TX (August 2018)

  • David Means. "Secondary Choral Music," UTRGV Summer Choral Workshop, School of Music, UTRGV Edinburg, TX (August 2018)

  • David Means. "Reading Session Pianist," Texas Choral Directors Association Conference, TCDA, San Antonio, TX (July 2018)

  • David Means. "Effective Leadership: Conducting Mastery," West Virginia ACDA Annual Conference, West Virginia ACDA, Charleston, West Virginia (January 2018)

  • David Means. "I Love Sight-reading!," West Virginia ACDA Annual Conference, West Virginia ACDA, Charleston, West Virginia (January 2018)

  • David Means. "Seconday Choral Music," Professional Development/Staff Development, PSJA Independent School District, Alamo, TX (January 2018)

  • David Means. "Vocal Music Professional Development," Staff Development, Edinburg School District, Economedes High School (October 2017)

  • David Means. "Artist in Residence," University of Hawaii, Manoa, Oahu, Hawaii (September 2017)

  • David Means. "Effective Leadership: Conducting Mastery," Hawaii ACDA Professional Development Day, Hawaii ACDA, Oahu, Hawaii (September 2017)



Selected Performances and Exhibitions


  • David Means. "Professional Choral Singer," San Antonio Chamber Choir. San Antonio, TX (2018)

  • David Means. "Clinician," San Antonio Chamber Choir All-State Choir Camp. San Antonio, TX (2018)

  • David Means. "Adjudicator," UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest. Austin, TX (2018)

  • David Means. "Conductor, University Choir Spring Concert," UTRGV University Choir. Edinburg, TX (2018)

  • David Means. "University Choir Spring Tour," UTRGV University Choir. RGV, Corpus Christi, Austin, San Antonio, TX (2018)

  • David Means. "Chorus Master, UTRGV Opera/Orchestra," UTRGV University Choir. Edinburg, TX (2018)

  • David Means. "Guest Pianist," UTRGV Viola Fest. Edinburg, TX (2018)

  • David Means. "Chorus Master ," VSO Chorale. McAllen, TX (2018)

  • David Means. "Clinician," Edinburg High School Choir. Edinburg, TX (2018)

  • David Means. "Clinician," Memorial High School Choir. Alamo, TX (2018)

Current Courses

MUEN 3141 01 - Master Chorale:
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MUEN 1141 01 - Master Chorale:
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MUEN 3142 01 - University Choir:
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MUSI 4312 03 - Music Content Pedagogy:
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MUEN 1142 01 - University Choir:
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MUSI 1222 01 - Voice Class for Non Majors:
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