ATC 2022 Judge Spotlight - Dr. Jeffery Redding

Judges' spotlight of America's Top Choirs™ High School Edition 2022 - Dr. Jeffery Redding, 2019 GRAMMY Music Educator Award Recipient, and Director of Choral Activities at UCF.

Today’s spotlight is on Dr. Jeffery Redding, the fourth judge on the panel of America's Top Choirs™ High School Edition 2022 (ATC).

Jeffery Redding, the 2019 GRAMMY Music Educator Award Recipient, is the Director of Choral Activities at the University of Central Florida (UCF).

Dr. Redding has led his choirs in performances at national, regional, and state conventions of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA).

His choirs have earned first-place awards at Heritage Festivals of Gold in California, Chicago, and New York, and at the Festival of Spirituals in Washington D.C.

He is also one of the conductors for Walt Disney World’s Candlelight Processional at Epcot.

Dr. Redding has been featured as guest conductor at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Kennedy Center, and Orchestra Hall on numerous occasions, and around the world in Muscat, Oman, Limerick, Ireland, and at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia, among others.

While participating in the International Music Festival in Verona, Italy, his chorus from West Orange High School received the Gold Award for best choir, with Dr. Redding honored as a top director.

He has conducted the ACDA National High School Honor Choir, the Central Division ACDA Honor Choir, the North Central Division ACDA Honor Choir, the Eastern Division ACDA Honor Choir, and All-State and Honor choirs in approximately forty states.

Interact with Dr. Redding and the other esteemed judges on our panel, win prizes worth $5,000+ and gain international recognition. Register for the upcoming edition of ATC here -

What is America’s Top Choirs™ (ATC)?

America’s Top Choirs™ is a virtual forum created to showcase the vast choral talent in the United States, and hosted by FeelitLIVE, the world's first all-in-one choir tech platform. The Grand Finale will be broadcast live on the FeelitLIVE platform on October 23, 2022, at 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET.

ATC celebrates high school choirs that generate beautiful music every day and is the embodiment of teamwork, resilience, talent, diversity, hope, and positivity. Being one of the largest and most inclusive online high school choral competitions in the United States, ATC aims to bring your choir’s talent to audiences around the world through the power of digital.

How to participate?

High school choirs from across the country are invited to upload a song performance of up to 5 minutes, recorded during the 2021-2022 academic year (between September 1, 2021, and October 7, 2022). A $100 entry fee will be applied when completing the online submission form. When entering more than one choir from the same school, each subsequent choir entry (after the first one) will be $50 per choir.

The last date for submissions is Friday, October 7, 2022, till 11.59 pm PT.

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