Founded in 1949, Tucson Masterworks Chorale is Southern Arizona’s premier community chorus. We strive to make the great masterworks of choral literature, from pre-Baroque to contemporary, accessible to singers and audience members from all walks of life, to grow musically, and to encourage cultural participation in our community. We are a NonProfit 501(c)(3) organization, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
Welcoming our New Artistic Director
Dr. Yoojin Muhn is a promising conductor and composer. As a native of Seoul, Korea, she started her musical journey as a church pianist at age 12 and studied composition at SookMyung Women’s University in Seoul, Korea. She earned master’s degree in Sacred Music from Westminster Choir College where she graduated with distinction, master’s degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Cincinnati, and a doctor of musical arts degree in Choral Music with honors from the University of Southern California.
Prior to moving to Tucson, Dr. Muhn has served as a faculty in conducting at the Southwestern A/G University in Texas and while attending USC, she has directed the Oriana women’s chorus and led the Concert Choir as an assistant director. Also, she was invited to participate as a conducting fellow in prestigious summer festivals in the States, such as the Oregon Bach Festival and Norfolk Chamber Music Festival.
She has studied conducting with Donald Brinegar, Simon Carrington, Larry Livingston, Thomas Elmer, Cristian Grases, Matthew Halls, James Jordan, Chunmi Kwon, Edward Maclary, Joe Miller, Earl Rivers, Jo-Michael Scheibe, Brett Scott, Richard Sparks and Nick Strimple. Also, she has studied composition with Stefan Young and Morten Lauridsen.
Dr. Muhn is currently serving as the Director of Music at Vistoso Community Church in Oro Valley, AZ.