Eric Posada began his tenure as Assistant Director of Choral Activities at Texas A&M University in 2013 and currently serves as conductor of the Century Singers, A&M’s premiere mixed choir, and the Women’s Chorus.
Prior to joining the faculty and staff at Texas A&M, Mr. Posada completed all coursework towards the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting from Texas Tech University in 2012. While at Tech, Mr. Posada served as graduate assistant under the tutelage of Richard Bjella and John Hollins for the internationally renowned University Choir, The Lubbock Chorale, the Matador Singers and had a conducting studio of undergraduate choral conductors. Before his doctoral studies, Mr. Posada completed his Master of Music degree in May 2009 from Sam Houston State University where he was a graduate assistant of Allen Hightower, now Director of Choral Activities at Luther College. In 2003, he received his Bachelor of Music Education degree, also from Texas Tech, where his conducting mentors were John Dickson, Pamela Elrod, and Gary Lewis.
Mr. Posada has successfully taught public school choir in Texas, with stints in Lewisville and Brownsville, and remains active as a clinician and adjudicator across the state. In addition to his experience at the collegiate, civic, and secondary levels, Mr. Posada has been dedicated to serving as Director of Music in liturgical settings for the past eight years, and in 2010, was awarded the Texas Choral Directors Association (TCDA) Abbott-IPCO Professional Scholarship.
Recent conducting venues for Mr. Posada have consisted of performances in Germany and France, as well as, engagements in New York City, with the Texas Music Educators Association Region XV Treble Choir, and at the TCDA Convention during the summer of 2012. Notable musical influences throughout Mr. Posada’s career, have also included Paul Salamunovich, Donald Nueun, Joseph Flummerfelt, and Kenneth Davis.