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Music educator , Vocalist

Richard Paul Conant was music educator, vocalist. Named to Order of the Palmetto, Governor South Carolina, 2002. Member disaster action team, public affairs officer American Red Cross, Columbia, 2004—2005; volunteer police officer State of South Carolina, 1977—2005; Member of American Choral Directors Association (life).

Background

Conant, Richard Paul was born on March 16, 1941 in New York City. Son of Russell George and Dorothy Halse Conant.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Music, University of California at Los Angeles, 1963. Master of Music in Choral Conducting, University Maryland, 1970. DMA in Choral Conducting, University Texas, 1977.

Career

Professor music University South Carolina, Columbia, 1973—2002. Choir director Trinity United Methodist Church, Blythewood, since 1992. Opera/concert singer.

Served with United States Army, 1966-1970.

Membership

Member disaster action team, public affairs officer American Red Cross, Columbia, 2004—2005. Volunteer police officer State of South Carolina, 1977—2005. Member of American Choral Directors Association (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Kim Elizabeth Peters, April 15, 1957.

father:
Russell George

mother:
Dorothy Halse Conant

spouse:
Kim Elizabeth Peters