The 2013 North Carolina High School Honors Chorus will take place at the Stevens Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina November 9th & 10th.
Dr. Brad Holmes will be this year's clinician.
Dr. Brad Holmes has been Director of Choir Programs at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois since 1991. During this time Dr. Holmes has overseen the growth of the choral program to five traditional choirs and a variety of smaller vocal ensembles involving more than 300 students and six choral/vocal ensemble staff. In addition to conducting the University Choir Dr. Holmes teaches classes in conducting and choral methods.
He is artistic director for Millikin's annual Christmas Vespers, an event that attracts 6,500 people each year, as well as a frequent guest conductor of the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra. Under his direction the Millikin University Choir has performed before both regional and national conferences of the American Choral Directors Association. They have again been selected to perform for the National Conference of ACDA in March, 2011. Dr. Holmes's extensive guest conducting schedule has included All-State, ACDA Honor Choirs and District festivals as well as church music clinics throughout the United States. Internationally, he has served as Visiting Fellow at Wolfson College in Cambridge, England. He has conducted choirs in 35 countries in Europe, South America, East Asia, the South Pacific and Australia.