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

  • David Means. "Vocal Music Professional Development," Staff Development, Mission School District, Veterans Memorial High School (August 2017)

  • David Means. "Summer Choral Workshop," Summer Choral Workshop, UTRGV, UTRGV School of Music Choir Room (August 2017)

  • David Means. "Student Conductor Coach," TCDA Conference, Texas Choral Directors Association, San Antonio (July 2017)

  • David Means. "Finding Your Fit--Selections for Every Choir from BriLee Music," ACDA National Conference, American Choral Directors Association, Minneapolis, MN (March 2017)

  • David Means. "Flexible solutions for any ensemble from Carl Fischer," ACDA National Conference, American Choral Directors Association, Minneapolis, MN (February 2017)

  • David Means. "Vocal Music Professional Development," Staff Development, PSJA School District, PSJA Southwest High School (January 2017)

  • David Means. "Choral and Vocal Development for secondary choir students," Professional Development Presenter, San Benito School District, San Benito, TX (August 2015)

  • David Means. "Vocal and Choral Development for secondary choirs," Professional Development Presenter, Harlingen School District, Harlingen, TX (August 2015)

  • David Means. "Student Conductor Reading Session," Texas Choral Directors Association Conference, TCDA, San Antonio (July 2014)



Selected Performances and Exhibitions


  • David Means. "All-State Choir Camp Clinician," San Antonio Chamber Choir. San Antonio, TX (2017)

  • David Means. "Adjudicator," Texas State UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest. Austin, TX (2017)

  • David Means. "Professional Singer, Recording Session with NAXOS," San Antonio Chamber Choir. San Antonio, TX (2017)

  • David Means. "Conductor, University Choir Spring Concert," University Choir. Edinburg, TX (2017)

  • David Means. "Conductor Choir Tour," University Choir. Harlingen, Cuero, Austin, Corpus Christi (2017)

  • David Means. "Adjudicator Madrigal Festival," High School Choirs. San Antonio, TX (2017)

  • David Means. "Chorus Master Opera Choruses Concert," Valley Symphony Orchestra and Chorale. McAllen, TX (2017)

  • David Means. "Conductor, Messiah," Valley Choral Artists. McAllen, TX (2016)

  • David Means. "Professional Singer," San Antonio Chamber Choir. San Antonio, TX (2016)

  • David Means. "Conductor, Fall Concert," University Choir. Edinburg, TX (2016)

Current Courses

MUEN 1141 02 - Master Chorale:
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MUEN 3141 01 - Master Chorale:
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MUAP 2219 08 - Applied Voice III:
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MUEN 3142 01 - University Choir:
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MUEN 1142 01 - University Choir:
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MUSI 4101 01 - Choral Conducting II:
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MUSI 1222 01 - Voice Class for Non Majors:
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