Coty Raven Morris is a proud alumnus of Texas State University- San Marcos where she studied with Drs. Lynn Brinckmeyer, Jonathan Bacock, and Joey Martin. She received her Masters of Music in Choral Conducting from Michigan State University in the Spring of 2020 under Drs. David Rayl, Jonathan Reed, and Sandra Snow.
She is currently the Director of Choirs at Crosby High School in the Houston area. Prior to this, she was the Outreach Choir Director at the MSU Community Music School, Assistant Director of the MSU State Singers, and Music Director at Grand Ledge United Methodist Church. Her choirs received consistent Sweepstakes & Division I ratings at UIL and choral festivals. Morris was the recipient of the Hays CISD Linebarger Academic Recognition Award for 2013 & Galena Park ISD's Dazzling Diamond Award in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018 for outstanding mentorship and leadership in her field.
She has presented at educational conferences and professional developments including the Texas Music Educators Association, Michigan Music Conference, and the National Association for Music Education.
Morris has been a choir member of the South Texas Vocal Artists, and has devoted over a decade of summers to working as a camp director at the Texas State University, Northwestern University, and Lamar University Music Camps.
She is a sought after clinician in and out of the great state of Texas. Her most recently as the clinician for Georgia Music Educators (GMEA) District 5 Elementary Honor Choir and the Region 20 HS Tenor-Bass Honor Choir.
Morris’ professional affiliations include TMEA, TCDA, ACDA, NAfME, and MMC. She is also a DJ and avid boxer.
Crosby Choir needs YOU to lead!
Upload completed application here or email to Ms. Morris firstname.lastname@example.org
Due August 27, 2021
Interviews can be scheduled here.
Teacher recommendations are Due Friday, August 28th
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Chorale (Varsity Mixed)
Vox Angelis (Advanced Treble Voices)
Splendoris (Beginning Treble)
Visit the Classes page to learn about our award winning ensembles and schedules.
Treble - High Registered Voices. Primarily women.
Tenor-Bass - Lower registered voices. Primarily men.
Mixed - Ensemble with a combination of Treble and Tenor-Bass Voices.
The CHS Choir department offers two piano lab classes during 6th and 7th period. There are currently no prerequisite for the class. New to piano? Join us!