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Dr. Cameron Rose

Dr. Cameron Rose

Title: Director of Choral Activities, Assistant Professor of Music
Department: School of Performing Arts
Building: FAC 2021
Phone: 903.566.7304


Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting
University of Utah
DMA Thesis: "History, Analysis and Performance Considerations of Gerald Finzi's Lo,The Full Final Sacrifice"
Advanced Studies Certificate in Scoring for Motion Pictures & Television
University of Southern California
Master of Arts in Composition
Graduate Fellow
University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Music in Composition
Cum Laude, Trustees Scholar
Brigham Young University


CAMERON ROSE is an accomplished conductor, composer and arranger across a wide spectrum of music including choral, orchestral, film music, and jazz. Dr. Rose graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Music degree in Composition as well as having studied conducting and choral performance with Mack Wilberg and piano performance with Irene Peery. He was a Graduate Fellow at the University of Minnesota earning a Masters of Arts in Composition, and studying with Pulitzer Prize recipient Dominick Argento as well as Stephen Paulus and Judith Lang Zaimont. Dr. Rose then completed an Advanced Studies post-graduate program in Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television at the University of Southern California, working with numerous individuals including Academy Award winning composer Elmer Bernstein. He later received his Doctorate of Musical Arts in Conducting from the University of Utah, under the direction of Brady Allred. As a doctoral student, he was a recipient of the University of Utah Graduate Teaching Award two consecutive years, selected from across all university graduate disciplines.
Dr. Rose currently serves as Director of Choral Activities at the University of Texas at Tyler, where he conducts the Patriot Singers and University Chorale. He has also served as Conductor of the East Texas Symphony Chorus, Conductor of the Utah Master Chorale, and Assistant Conductor and Accompanist for the University of Utah Singers and A Cappella Choir. In this latter capacity he performed in extensive tours of England, France and Spain where the University of Utah Singers won the 2006 European Grand Prix of Choral Singing and were featured at the 2007 Choralies Festival in Vaison-la-Romaine. In orchestral positions he has served as Assistant Conductor of the American West Symphony and Chorus, has appeared as guest conductor with the University of Utah Philharmonia and Paradigm Chamber Orchestra, and conducted professional studio orchestras in sound stage recording sessions for original film and media scores in Los Angeles.
For three years he served in professional music administration with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Hollywood Bowl as Executive Office Special Projects Manager, and later served for three years as Executive Director of the Utah Master Chorale.
As a composer his works have been performed and recorded by numerous ensembles and soloists and represent a wide array of orchestral, choral, chamber, and jazz music. He is a recipient of ASCAP Plus Awards in Concert Music in 2010 and 2011. Among others, his choral works include performances by the Plymouth Church Chorus under the direction of Philip Brunelle, the Pilgrim Mission Choir of Daegu, South Korea, and include recordings and performances by the award-winning University of Utah Singers and A Cappella Choir. His concert work, Epilogue for soprano saxophone and piano, was an awarding-winning composition of the 1994 Delius Composition Festival. He has also received chamber commissions and performances from Letica Oaks Strong, violist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. His film scores have accompanied award-winning independent films, including music for the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympics, the 2000 Jack Nicholson UCLA Distinguished Award-Winning film, and the 1998 WorldFest Award-Winning film. He is currently published by Alliance Music Publishing.
Dr. Rose is an accomplished pianist, including performance as the youngest of 84 "Rhapsody in Blue" pianists as part of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Opening Ceremonies.


Alliance Music Publishing
Providence Music Publishing
"History, Analysis and Performance Considerations of Gerald Finzi's Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice," Doctoral Dissertation, 2008.
The Click Book: Comprehensive Timing Tables for Film-Music Synchronization; 400 pages film music industry technical reference, and course text at USC; self-published, 2000.


University Chorale Changes Dynamics of Members (Patriot Talon - 9/13/11)

Patriot Singers in Free Concert (Tyler Morning Telegraph - 10/23/10)

Patriot Singers Perform 'Requiem' (Tyler Morning Telegraph - 2/27/09)

Director Rose Brings New Vision to Choral (Patriot Talon - 9/22/08)