Mark Nabholz, Director

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Prior to joining the staff at Trinity Presbyterian Church (Montgomery) in 2021, Dr. Mark Nabholz was Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Mississippi College, where he conducted the nationally recognized MC Singers, taught conducting and choral literature, and coordinated the MM in choral conducting degree program. He concurrently served as Artistic Director of the 120-voice Mississippi Chorus, a civic organization that maintains a busy performance schedule of major choral works with orchestra. He holds degrees from Houghton College (BMus) the Eastman School (MMus), and USC-Columbia (DMA). Dr. Nabholz has served on state ACDA boards in South Carolina and Mississippi. He recently concluded a term as Chief Editor of Publications for the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO) where he edited that organization's peer-reviewed journal, The Choral Scholar & American Choral Review.

Mark and his wife, Fran, have four grown children and two grandchildren. Mrs. Nabholz, who regularly helps with MCYC rehearsals, holds undergraduate (BMus) and graduate (MMus) degrees in vocal performance from Houghton College (NY) and Converse College (SC), and maintains a private voice studio in their Montgomery home. 

Meg Griffin, Collaborative Pianist

Meg received her bachelors degree in music education from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama, where she received the Outstanding Freshman Award, the Outstanding Choral Music Education Award, and the Outstanding Senior Award. After completing her undergraduate studies, Meg earned her masters degree in choral conducting at The University of Southern Mississippi. Most recently, Meg taught Middle and Upper School music at The Montgomery Academy.

Meg is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, National Association for Music Education, Sigma Alpha Iota, Alpha Psi Omega, and Phi Delta Kappa. When she is not at school, Meg enjoys quilting, reading, and sharing too many pictures of her cats Sherlock and Watson.

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