Raul Dominguez is in his third year at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) where he is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting and Literature. At CU, he studies with Dr. Gregory Gentry and his primary research focus is the choral music of the United Mexican States. Recently, the Cleveland Institute of Music accepted him as a Fellow for their inaugural Future of Music Faculty Fellowship, sponsored by the Sphinx Organization. He is also the founder of the Choral Conductors Colloquium which provides its 900+ subscribers with opportunities to learn from choral music’s finest conductors; subscribers are made up of choral musicians representing every continent (except Antarctica) and 54 different countries. Raul is in third season as the Assistant Artistic Director of the Denver Gay Men’s Chorus where he conducts their a cappella ensemble, Off Kilter.
He holds a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from Ithaca College where he studied with Dr. Janet Galván; prior to Ithaca, he was the Choir Director at Clear Lake HS in his hometown of Houston, TX for four years, and earned Bachelor of Music degrees in Vocal Performance and Music Education from Oklahoma City University where he studied with Dr. Randi Von Ellefson and Judith Willoughby.