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Dr. Bingham Vick L. Jr.

Artistic Director and Conductor

Greenville Chorale

HQ Phone: (864) 235-1101

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Greenville Chorale

P.O. Box 16851

Greenville, South Carolina 29606

United States

Company Description

THE GREENVILLE CHORALE was organized in 1961 as the "Rotary Civic Chorale" by the Rotary Club of Greenville. Beginning with forty-five singers, the Chorale's mission was to provide the Upstate with a strong, symphonic community chorus. So well-received wa ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Conductor

Furman University

Affiliations

Active Member
Presbyterian Association of Musicians

Active Member
International Federation for Choral Music

Education

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Stetson University

Master of Music

Northwestern University

Web References (87 Total References)


Greenville Chorale | Ensemble

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The Chamber Ensemble of the Greenville Chorale was founded by Bingham Vick, Jr., in the spring of 1997 as a professional vocal chamber ensemble. Each member is a distinguished musician with extensive vocal and choral experience and as solo artist in opera, oratorio and recital. Composed of twenty voices, the Chamber Ensemble performs as a core part of the Greenville Chorale throughout the regular season concerts and also presents an annual concert. The varied repertoire of the Chamber Ensemble allows for significant educational and choral outreach performances in the community. Dr. Vick has served for thirty years as distinguished Conductor and Artistic Director of the Greenville Chorale founded in 1961.

Pictured from Left to Right:
Front Row Bingham Vick, Conductor and Artistic Director, Laura Morris, Lisa Barksdale, Emily Sweezey, Amy Joye, Kathryn Knauer, Eric Batson, Tom Taylor, Grayson Sloan, Elizabeth (Betty) Bennett, Accompanist


Greenville Chorale | Conductor

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Dr. Bingham Vick, Jr.

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Dr. Bingham L. Vick, Jr. Artistic Director and Conductor
Bingham Vick, Jr has served as Artistic Director and Conductor of the Greenville Chorale since 1981. He founded (1997) and continues to direct the professional Chorale Chamber Ensemble. Over the past thirty years, Dr.Vick has expanded the repertoire of the Chorale and excited the Chorale's ever-growing audience with highly acclaimed performances of great choral-orchestral literature.
Dr. Vick retired as Professor Emeritus from Furman University in May, 2010. He was Director of Furman Singers for forty years. A native of Charlotte, NC, he earned degrees from Stetson University and Northwestern University, where he was a student of Margaret Hillis and Assistant Conductor of the Chicago Symphony Chorus. He sang for several years in the Robert Shaw Festival Chorus, conducted by Robert Shaw. Dr.Vick retired in 2003 as Musical Director at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Greenville after twenty-eight years of service. At Furman, in addition to his choral work, Vick taught voice, conducting, choral literature, and vocal-choral methods. He is a Life Member of the American Choral Directors Association (a past president of the thirteen-state Southern Division ACDA), and an active member of the Music Educator's National Conference, and the International Federation for Choral Music. Vick is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Kappa Lambda, Omicron Delta Kappa, and The Quaternion Society of Furman University.
Over the past forty years, Dr.Vick developed an outstanding reputation as a conductor and teacher. During his career, he has conducted many of the great choral-orchestral masterworks, including J.S.Bach Mass in B-Minor, HandelMessiah, the Berlioz Requiem, Johannes Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem.
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As an educator, Dr. Vick has trained many outstanding public school, church musicians, and collegiate conductor/teachers. He published a conducting textbook, Conducting - What Matters Most (2003). He has conducted all-county and all-state choirs in many southeastern states, and is in demand as a guest conductor and clinician.
In 1984 Dr.Vick received the Furman University Meritorious Teacher Award. In 2000 he was presented the Order of the Palmetto by the Governor of South Carolina for his outstanding contributions and service to the arts in the state. The South Carolina Arts Commission honored Dr.Vick in 2004 with the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Award for his distinctive leadership and excellence in the arts. Dr.Vick was presented the Distinguished Alumnus Award from his alma mater, Stetson University, in the spring of 2005.
In March, 2010, Dr. Vick was inducted into the exclusive Quaternion Club of Furman University as a faculty member who embodies the ideals of "leadership, scholarship, character and love for Furman."


Greenville Chorale | Audition

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Auditions take approximately 10 minutes and are held with Dr. Bingham Vick, Jr., Conductor and Artistic Director of the Greenville Chorale.


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Dr. Bingham L. Vick, Jr., Greenville Chorale, and Furman University Singers


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Dr. Bingham L. Vick, Jr., Greenville Chorale, and Furman University Singers

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