Vocal Region 3 – South

Vocal Division Region 3

Deidre Douglas to direct the Region 3 Mixed Choir

Deidre Douglas is in her thirtieth year of teaching in the Cypress Fairbanks School District in Houston, Texas. Ms. Douglas received her Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Arts from Stephen F. Austin State University. There she was named the Presser Scholar and the Lenvill Martin Outstanding Music Graduate.

Ms. Douglas’ choirs have received numerous sweepstakes ratings in Contest and Sightreading, Best in Class and Outstanding Performance at festivals, and performed at the annual TMEA Convention. She has served on the Prescribed Music List committee and the choral textbook committee for Hal Leonard/Glenco. She was selected “Spotlight Teacher” at Labay Middle School in the 1999-2000, and as the 2012 “Spotlight Teacher” of Cypress Falls High School. In 2010, she was named the “Outstanding Music Alumna of the Year” at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Ms. Douglas is a frequent adjudicator, clinician and soloist throughout the state and surrounding states. She is a member of TMEA, TCDA, TMAA, Mu Phi Epsilon, Alpha Chi and Pi Kappa Lambda. Deidre and her husband, BJ, have two daughters, Rebekah and Leah.

Some of her favorite activities include working in her yard, cooking, sewing, and crafts. Two of her favorite sports are softball and basketball. She also enjoys watching action packed movies with actors: Steven Segall, Jet Li, Wesley Snipes, and Nicholas Cage—just to name a few.

Cate Gasco to direct the Region 3 Treble Choir

Treble Choir literature

Amid The Splendors of the Sun (Page)

How Can I Keep From Singing? (Walker)

And Miriam Sang (Highben)* a cappella

In Remembrance (Daley)* a cappella

Heart, We Will Forget Him (Farnell)

My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord (arr. Dilworth)

Copy of 2022 Region 3 Program