New Interim Artistic Director
Alex is a graduate of the Fred Fox School of Music with a degree in Voice/Choral Performance. He is a long-time resident of Tucson and since 2009 teaches voice, music literacy, and music theory to students of all ages and abilities. He is currently Choir Director at Unity of Tucson Spiritual Community. Alex has worked with Dr. Choi at the U of A and is well aware of Desert Voices’ performance history and high level of musicianship.
Dr. Kyungsun Choi
Pianist Kyungsun Choi has been enjoying a varied career as a soloist, chamber musician, accompanist and teacher. He has given numerous solo recitals and chamber recitals both in South Korea and USA. In addition, he has worked as a choir pianist and an opera pianist/coach. The opera productions that he has participated in were varied including Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, Mascagni, Sondheim, Mechem, Menotti, and Bernstein.
A native of Seoul, South Korea, Pianist Kyungsun Choi graduated from Yonsei University in Seoul, where he earned Bachelors degrees in Piano Performance. He went on to University of Northern Iowa on a full tuition scholarship where he received a Masters of Music under Prof. Sean Botkin and served as a graduate teaching assistant. Most recently Dr. Choi completed his DMA in Piano Performance at the University of Arizona under Dr. Paula Fan while serving as a graduate teaching assistant. Dr. Choi has served as a GALA Choruses accompanist with Reveille Men's Chorus since 2007.