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John McDonaldDr. John McDonald


(618) 537-6554, office

Dr. John McDonald is Assistant Professor of Music Education, director of the Show Choir and Concert Choir. His education includes degrees from Tennessee (B.M.E. Middle Tennessee State University), North Carolina (M.M East Carolina University), and Missouri (D.M.A. University of Missouri-Kansas City). McDonald previously taught high school chorus and general music in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He also maintains a professional choral singing career with the Church of St. Michael and St. George, Pro Arte-St. Louis, and the Missouri Choral Artists. He resides in Swansea, Illinois with his wife, Alyssa, and son, Tyler.





Josh HughlettJoshua Hughlett

Graduate Assistant

(618) 537-6482, office 

Joshua Hughlett is the graduate assistant of the Show Choir program. His education includes a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from McKendree University and is working on receiving his Masters in Business Administrations at McKendree University as well.