CTCS Leadership

About Our Director

Dr. David Guess

David GuessDr. David Guess currently serves as president and musical director of the Central Texas Choral Society and has a private studio of over 30 voice students. He has served on the music faculties at Baylor University and McLennan Community College and for 9 years was Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He is in demand as an adjudicator, clinician and presenter and has directed high school All-Region choirs throughout the state.

He has many years of experience in the community choir world having served as Assistant Conductor of the Temple Civic Chorus and a singer in the Waco Civic Chorus, Canterbury Choral Society in Oklahoma City, San Antonio Meistersingers, and Temple Symphony Chorus. He is an active member in ACDA, TCDA, TMEA, Chorus America, and MTNA.

Dr. Guess holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting from the University of Texas at Austin; Master of Music Education with emphasis in Choral Conducting from the University of Oklahoma; and Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in church music degree from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.