Jordan D. Boyd, D.M.A.

Assistant Director of Choral Activities, Music

Jordan D. Boyd, D.M.A.


Dr. Jordan D. Boyd (He/Him) is the Assistant Director of Choral Activities for the University of Texas at San Antonio School of Music where he conducts the UTSA Concert Choir, University Chorus, and Lyric Theatre productions along with teaching courses in music education and choral literature. His work at UTSA emphasizes cross-curricular collaboration and

Before coming to UTSA, Dr. Boyd completed a DMA in choral conducting at the University of North Texas. While at UNT, he conducted the UNT Chorale and taught undergraduate conducting. Additionally, he served as the Assistant Conductor for the Dallas Symphony Chorus from 2020–2022. Under his direction, the UNT Chorale were awarded First Place in the 2022 American Prize in Choral Performance (college/university division).

From 2015–2020, Dr. Boyd taught public school choirs from grades 5–12 outside of Charleston, South Carolina. As the Director of Choral Activities for the Berkeley Center for the Arts at Goose Creek High School, he led an award-winning choral program of three ensembles in addition to conducting the annual musical productions. Choirs under his direction were praised for their “incredible precision and musicianship” and lauded as “ambassadors of technique for high school singers”. They were invited to perform at the conventions of the South Carolina American Choral Directors Association and the South Carolina Music Educators Association along with invitations to perform on the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. In 2019, the Goose Creek Chamber Choir was a National Finalist for the American Prize in Choral Performance.

Dr. Boyd enjoys an active career outside of academia. Previous conducting appointments include Associate Music Director of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Associate Conductor of the Taylor Festival Choir, and Music Director for Holy City Opera.

As a singer, he has a passion for professional choral singing and is a roster member of the Cincinnati Vocal Arts Ensemble, Orpheus Chamber Singers in Dallas, and Verdigris Ensemble in Dallas. As a soloist, he has performed with the Charleston Symphony Chamber Orchestra and taken to the stage in roles including Figaro in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Ko-Ko in Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, and Marco in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi.

Boyd holds an undergraduate degree in vocal performance and music theory/composition from the College of Charleston and a Master of Music degree in choral conducting from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.


  • MUS 3421–Vocal Techniques for Instrumental Majors
  • MUS 3831–3833 UTSA Concert Choir
  • MUS 4581–University Chorus

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