Our director

dwayne web pictureDwayne Cooper is the Music Director of the Hill Country Chorus.  During his tenure the Chorus has been recognized twice as "most improved chorus", and was the 2008 Southwest Division Chorus Champion.  Dwayne has been a barbershopper for 37 years and is a certified chorus director and trainer.  He has served on the Southwestern District Board of Directors since 2004 including serving as District President (2009-2010), and currently serves as Immediate Past President.  Dwayne also serves on the BHS International Board of Directors as the Treasurer for the Society (2011-2014). Dwayne is a Certified Public Accountant and is the Director of Finance & Administration for the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, Texas.  His wife Barbara is a pre-school and dance teacher.  They have two children, Daniel and Mackenzie.  Daniel is a third-generation barbershopper and sings lead in the chorus, and has also competed on the International stage in a college quartet (Pleasant Street) and with the Marcsmen Chorus, currently ranked 13th in the world.  Mackenzie is a senior at the University of Oklahoma majoring in elementary education.



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