Victoria Pitre Bio
Small School Choir Clinician
DMA Student in Choral Conducting
Victoria Pitre is a current Doctorate of Musical Arts student pursuing her degree in Choral Conducting at Texas Tech. She has served in a conducting capacity for Matador Singers, University Singers, and University Choir, as well as assisting in undergraduate conducting courses.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music from Rollins College, where she began her conducting instruction with Dr. John V. Sinclair. She holds a dual concentration master's degree in Choral Conducting and Vocal Performance from Houghton College, where she studied conducting with Dr. Daniel David Black. Her Graduate Assistant duties included assistant conducting for Men's Choir, Women's Choir, College Choir, Houghton Singers, and serving as the director of Faculty/Staff Choir. During her graduate work, Victoria was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2017 ACDA Graduate Choral Conducting Competition.
Directly following her degree work at Houghton College, Victoria was hired on as the Director of Men's and Women's Choir and adjunct instructor of voice, in which capacity she served for 3 years. During this time, she also served as a Choral Guest Conductor for the BI-County Winter Music Festival for the South Jefferson Central School District. In summer of 2019, Victoria was the Musical Director and Pit Orchestra Conductor for the Short Tract Town Theater's production of Annie.
Victoria has a passion for healthy vocal production across all genres of singing, incorporating holistic teaching to address the singer as a complete person. An accomplished vocalist with many operatic roles under her belt, she has most recently appeared as “Susanna” in Houghton Lyric Theater's production of Mozart's “Le nozze di Figaro”. She currently serves as a staff soprano with Covenant Presbyterian Church in Lubbock.