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ProMusica Arizona Welcomes New Artistic Director

Location: Arizona, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
As plans are underway for its tenth concert season, ProMusica Arizona (PMAZ)
is pleased to announce that Dr. Adam Stich has been named Artistic Director for
the organization. The PMAZ Board of Directors voted unanimously to offer the
position to Dr. Stich following the resignation of Co-Artistic Director and Orchestra
Conductor, Kevin Kozacek.
 
Dr. Stich joined PMAZ in June 2011 as Co-Artistic Director to lead the Chorale
and Women’s Chamber Choir. He is also currently the Director of Choirs at
Scottsdale Community College where he directs the Concert Choir and Jazz
Vocal Ensemble and teaches classes in aural perception, conducting and the
humanities.
 
Dr. Stich received his Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Music and
Theatre from Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla. Upon completion of his
undergraduate studies, he earned an assistantship at the University of South
Carolina where he completed a Master of Music and a Doctorate of Musical Arts
Conducting.
 
Prior to moving to Arizona, Dr. Stich spent two years as Instructor of Choral
Music at Eastern Illinois University conducting the University Mixed Chorus and
the Music Theatre and Opera Ensemble, and he taught Interacting with Music
and Beginning Conducting. As a certified music teacher and committed
educator, Dr. Stich spent five years in the public school system in South Carolina
teaching beginning strings, band and various levels of choral ensembles.
With his extensive expertise and engaging personality, Dr. Stich is in demand as
a clinician and guest conductor.
 
About ProMusica Arizona
ProMusica Arizona Chorale & Orchestra’s mission is to enrich the Phoenix North
Valley community by sharing the joy of music with its members and audiences.
Founded in 2003 and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in 2004,
PMAZ has achieved resounding success in a very short time due to the
dedication of its members and outstanding community support. For more
information, go to www.pmaz.org or call (623) 889-7144.