Harris Ipock joins the faculty at Denison as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities. He has previously served as conductor of the Conservatory Choir at Shenandoah Conservatory, the Harvard Glee Club at Harvard University, and has conducted choral ensembles at Boston University, Clayton State University, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
In addition to his full conducting schedule, Harris enjoys an active career as a soloist and professional chorister. As a member of Conspirare, he served as a section leader on the GRAMMY winning album Sacred Spirit of Russia. He has also appeared with Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Yale Choral Artists, Publick Musick, Cambridge Concentus, La Donna Musicale, Voices, Vox Lumine, Virginia Chorale, Norfolk Chamber Consort, and North Carolina Symphony Baroque Choir. His credits as a soloist include Dover Beach (Victoria Bach Festival), St. Matthew Passion (Conspirare), Monteverdi’s Vespers (Cambridge Concentus), JS Bach’s Magnificat (Back Bay Chorale), and Haydn’s Paukenmesse (Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus). Harris recently served as choirmaster for Odyssey Opera’s debut performance of Wagner’s Rienzi, and held the Male Choir Chair of the Massachusetts ACDA.
Harris holds a D.M.A. in choral conducting from Eastman School of Music, M.M. degrees in choral conducting and vocal performance from East Carolina University, and B.M. and B.A. degrees in vocal performance and economics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Learning & Teaching
Chamber Singers; Concert Choir; Theory Lab; Private Voice Lessons