2022 Clinicians and Staff

Dr. Corin Overland

Clinician

Corin Overland is Associate Professor of Professional Practice at the University of Miami Frost School of Music, where he teaches courses in choral music education and choral conducting. He received the B.A. in music education from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota, the M.M. in choral conducting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, and the Ph.D. in music education from Temple University. He has over fifteen years of experience as a vocalist, pianist, and secondary vocal music teacher in Minnesota, Maryland, and Hawai’i.

Overland is frequently in demand for his work with adolescent choral ensembles, and has conducted All-State and festival choruses in Oregon, Delaware, Kentucky, North Carolina, Minnesota, and Florida. He is a regular clinician for Worldstrides Heritage Festivals of Music, and has several choral compositions in print with Alliance and Santa Barbara Music Publishing.

 Overland’s research explores economic and labor issues pertaining to arts education, teacher evaluation, and the pedagogical approaches used in various national for-profit rock music schools. His research and scholarship appears in a wide variety of academic journals, including the Journal of Research in Historical Music Education, the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, College Music Symposium, Contributions to Music Education, and the Music Educators Journal. Overland has authored chapters for Contemporary Research in Music Education: Learning Across the Lifespan (Routledge) and the International Yearbook on Research in Arts Education (Waxmann Verlag). He is a content consultant for the state of Florida’s Performing Fine Arts Assessment evaluation system, and currently serves as the Associate Editor of the Music Educators Journal.


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Mr. Mike Weaver

Choreographer
Show Choir

Mike Weaver is an award winning director and choreographer based in Chicago.  He works widely in both conceptual and technical development with a variety of projects ranging from musical concerts to theatrical productions. Credits include work with Carnival Cruise Lines, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom: Marine World Africa USA, 1999 Special Olympics World Games, Warner Bros Publishing, Tulane University and various summer institutes and workshops.  With his company Michael Weaver Design, he regularly collaborates with some of the country’s most noted high school music departments, staging concerts and musical theatre productions. His work has garnered awards for best directing, choreography, lighting, set, and show design. His production of Guys and Dolls was selected by USA Today and USA Weekend Magazine as one of the country’s top high school musical productions of the 2007.  Mike has been the recipient of numerous awards for his continuing innovations in the field of show choir. Regarded as an expert, in 2002 the American Choral Directors Association commissioned his definitive article entitled “Show Pop: History of Show Choir.”


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Amy Pummill Stewart

Accompanist
Middle School Chorus

Amy Pummill Stewart has a Bachelor degree in Vocal Performance and Master degree in Organ Performance from TCU. She went on to acquire a Doctor of Worship Studies degree from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies. After graduating from TCU in 2000, she made her home in New York City. While there, Amy appeared in many solo venues and was the featured soloist in four concerts with the New York Pops Orchestra at Carnegie Hall with Skitch Henderson. Amy started as a young child in the recording studio where she performed on hundreds of recordings for educational and choral publications and commercials. Amy has been featured as soloist with the Windsong Chamber Choir, an Oklahoma based professional chamber choir, TCU Concert Chorale, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, the Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra, the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, and has performed in productions with the Fort Worth Opera, Parterre Box Opera Troup in New York City, and with Theatre Hof Zwie Groschen Operhouse in Humbach, Germany. She occasionally tours around the country with her family’s four piano/ four voice show, Clavivoce. Amy has served as organist and worship leader for many churches including South Hill Christian Church in Fort Worth; East Dallas Christian Church; Westminster Presbyterian Church in Oklahoma City; and Noroton Presbyterian Church in Darien, Connecticut.  She currently is Adjunct Faculty at TCU teaching in the choral, musicology, and theory departments.

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