Mr. Andrew Dittman - Guest Conductor and Music Director
Andrew Dittman has a 12 year history with the Denton Bach Society. He began singing with the choir in 2006 and with the Bach Choir has performed as a soloist, composed and arranged for the Choir, and has served as an associate conductor.
He serves as choirmaster at The Chapel of the Cross Reformed Episcopal Church and the Saint Timothy School where he also teaches orchestra, physics, math, and motor skills. Mr. Dittman earned his master’s degree in choral conducting from the University of North Texas where he also studied voice under Dr. Stephen Morscheck.
Hailed by the Dallas Morning News as a “handsome new baritone voice,” Mr. Dittman has performed as a soloist and chorister with the Dallas Bach Society, Orpheus Chamber Singers, Orchestra of New Spain, and others. As a composer and arranger, Mr. Dittman has written several pieces which have been performed by various professional, church, and school ensembles.
Dr. Lenora McCroskey - Rehearsal Accompanist and Performance Harpsichord and Organ
Professor Emeritus of music in the College of Music at the University of North Texas. In addition to teaching organ and harpsichord, she was the assistant director of Early Music Studies, teaching Baroque performance practice, continuo, and coaching chamber ensembles. Prior to her appointment at UNT, McCroskey was on the faculties of Stetson University, the Longy School in Cambridge, MA, the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, and was Assistant Organist/Choirmaster in the Memorial Church at Harvard University. She is a Fellow of the Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College. Currently, Director of Music, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Denton.
Recent activities include writing part of the preface to the new edition of Grigny's Premier Livre d'Orgue (Leupold Editions); Bach, St. Matthew Passion, continuo I; continuo in other area concerts; Steering Committee (Workshops), 2017 AGO Regional Convention in Dallas; volunteer at a preschool for at-risk children.