Symposium Conductors

Meet the conductors participating in the 2018 TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium

Learn more about the Symposium.

Connor Doran from Rochester, New York 

Connor is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in Conducting from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. He is the recipient of the Herman Genhart Choral Conducting Scholarship and is under the tutelage of Dr. William Weinert. Doran holds a Bachelors of Science in Music Education from Duquesne University, and is now Choir Director and Organist at Saint Thomas More Roman Catholic Parish in Rochester. Doran is active as a conductor, pianist, organist, and vocalist, and is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Dr. Alexandra Grabarchuk from Los Angeles, California

Alexandra is a Ukrainian-born conductor currently based in Los Angeles, California. She is the Artistic Director of the San Gabriel Valley Choral Company, as well as Facilitator and Co-Conductor of the Contemporary Choral Collective of Los Angeles (C3LA). She currently teaches at Scripps College, Chapman University, and Chaffey College, where she is the Associate Director of the Chamber & Concert Choirs.




Trevor Kroeger from Cincinnati, Ohio

Trevor is an active conductor and singer in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the Director of Music at St. Rose Church, where he founded the Choir of St. Rose, a professional chamber ensemble, in 2014. He is also the Assistant Organist at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, and he regularly sings with the Vocal Arts Ensemble. Trevor is the President of the Greater Cincinnati Choral Consortium and is currently pursuing his Master of Music studies in Choral Conducting at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.




Virginie Pacheco from Montreal, Quebec

Virginie is conducting Les Jeunes Voix du Choeur, a Children’s and Youth choir in Montreal’s South Shore and is also co-conductor of Adleisia, a young women’s choir who won two honorable mentions in the National Competition for Canadian Amateur Choirs in June 2017.  She received her master’s degree in choir conducting at the Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec and prior to that received a BA from the University of Nancy and studied at the Conservatoire de Musique de Nancy and Metz in France. (Photo by Richmond Lam.)



Daniel Parsley from Cincinnati, Ohio 

Daniel enjoys an active career in the Midwest U.S. as a conductor, church musician, scholar, clinician, and professional chorister, and is the assistant director for the Cincinnati May Festival, where he prepares choruses for performances with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops. Daniel also serves as faculty for the KIIS Salzburg study abroad program and as an adjunct faculty member at the music department of Thomas More College. A Cincinnati native, he is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Choral Conducting program at the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music (CCM). Previous education includes an M.M. in Choral Conducting (Bowling Green State University) and B.A. Voice Performance and B.A. International Studies (Xavier University).