Regan MacNay

Assistant Professor of Music Director of Choral Activities

Academic History

D.M.A., Choral Conducting, University of Kentucky, 2018
M.M., Choral Conducting, California State University-Long Beach, 2016
Bachelor of Education, Queen’s University, 2006
M.A., English Literature, York University, 2004
B.A., Music and English, University of Western Ontario, 2003

Courses Taught at Transy

Transylvania Choir
Transylvania Singers
First-Year Studies
First-Year Research Studies
Music Appreciation

Areas of Specialization

Modern choral/orchestral works
Female composers

Recent Publications

A Choral Conductor’s Approach to Christopher Theofanidis’s “The Here and Now,” 2018

Renaissance Influences on Morten Lauridsen’s “Motet Ubi Caritas,” 2016

Haydn’s “Missa in angustiis”: A Mass in Time and Place, 2016

Professional Memberships

Kentucky Music Educators Association
American Choral Directors Association


Bob Cole Scholar (2014-16)
Bob Cole Conservatory of Music Award for Conducting (2016)
CSULB College of the Arts Distinguished Achievement in Creative Activity (2016)

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