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Angela Tipps

Angela Tipps

She/Her

Angela Tipps

She/Her

Biography

Angela Tipps is in her third decade as an instructor at Middle Tennessee State University's School of Music. She conducts two choirs at MTSU: the Soprano-Alto (SOAL) Chorale and the Tenor-Bass (TEBA) Chorale. Her choirs have performed for state and regional conferences of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). She has also taught basic and choral conducting, organ and voice, and coordinates the music appreciation courses in the general education curriculum. She is the Musical Director of the Middle Tennessee Choral Society, a 75-voice SATB community chorus that performs major works with orchestra.

Angela has served as Musical Director and/or Conductor of the following shows at MTSU: Cinderella, Sweeney Todd, Cabaret, Fun Home, and Spring Awakening. As an actor in community theatre, she has portrayed Sister Mary Hubert in Nunsense, Roz in 9 to 5, and Prudy Pingleton in Hairspray. Her oldest, Virginia, will receive an MFA in stage/production management at Carnegie-Mellon in May, having completed their BS in theatre at MTSU.

Professional Experience

  • Education
  • Community Theatre
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Regions

  • Nashville Area

Interested in touring?

  • No

Maestra Expertise

  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Baton)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Rehearsal Pianist

Primary Instruments

  • Harpsichord/Clavichord
  • Organ
  • Piano

Additional Instruments

  • Accordion
  • Voice

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • Musescore

Additional Skills

  • Actor-Musician
  • Singer/Performer

Affiliations

  • NAfME