Stan McGill taught 34 years in secondary choral music education in Texas and Missouri. He concluded his teaching tenure in 2008 at Highland Park High School in Dallas and served as the head choral director at South Garland High School for 24 years. Professional positions include SWACDA Treasurer, Texas Music Educators Association Vocal Chair, and President of both TMEA and Southwest American Choral Directors Association. He has served on numerous TMEA, TCDA and ACDA committees and boards including program chair for the 2009, 2013 and 2017 National ACDA Convention and site choir for the 2011 and 2015 National ACDA Conventions. Mr. McGill is an active adjudicator, speaker, director and clinician throughout the United States.

He was one of four national authors for the Warner Brothers Music Expression Textbook for Secondary Choirs. Mr. McGill, along with author Dr. Morris Stevens, wrote 90 Days to Sightreading Success and Another 90 Days to Sightreading Success available through AMC Publications. Their middle school sightreading methods book 18 Lessons to Sightreading Success is available through Hal Leonard, Corp. Hal Leonard also publishes his choral methods book Beyond Singing, co-authored with Elizabeth Volk. His choral arrangements are available through Shawnee Press, Inc. Mr. McGill and Dr. Stevens are currently working on a choral sight reading project to be published spring 2016. Additionally, Mr. McGill is editor of the Stan McGill Choral Series through Hal Leonard Publications.

Mr. McGill has had extensive leadership service with ACDA and his articles have been published in the Southwestern Musician, Common Times, Choral Journal and Texas Sings! He has directed numerous honor choirs including all state choirs in Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Kentucky, New Mexico, Oklahoma and South Carolina as well as ACDA Honor Choirs including the 2008 SWACDA 8-10 Boys Honor Choir in Kansas City, MO. His own choirs have performed nine times for TMEA, SWACDA and National ACDA Conventions. A native of Sikeston, Missouri, Mr. McGill graduated from William Jewell College and received his master’s degree from Arizona State University.

1989 Oklahoma All-State Mixed Choir
1990 South Carolina All-State Honor’s Mixed Choir
1992 Connecticut All-State Men’s Choir
1993 New Mexico All-State Women’s Choir
1996 Arkansas All-State Men’s Choir
2004 Kentucky All-State Men’s Choir
2006 Arkansas- All-State Mixed Choir
2008 Alaska - All-State Treble Choir
2011 Arkansas - All-State Mixed Choir
2015 Arkansas - All-State Men’s Choir
2015 Alaska - All-State Mixed Choir
2016 Tennessee - All-State East Men’s Choir
1985 TMEA Convention
1986 SWACDA Convention
1987 National ACDA Convention
1989 TMEA Convention
1990 SWACDA Convention
1991 National ACDA Convention
1993 National ACDA Convention
1996 TMEA Convention
2002 TMEA Convention
TMEA Vocal Chair 1989-1991
TMEA President 1992-1993
SWACDA President 2000-2002
SWACDA Treasurer 2008-2010
SWACDA Program Chair 1996 - 2014
National ACDA Program Chair 2009, 2013 & 2017
National ACDA Site Chair 2011 & 2015
Texas Choral Directors Association Choral Excellence Award Recipient- 2014