Dr. Tracey Gregg-Boothby
DR. TRACEY GREGG-BOOTHBY is Professor of Music at Rose State College where she conducts the Rose State Chorus and Rose State Chamber Singers, teaches private voice and several other undergraduate courses in music. Dr. Gregg-Boothby also serves as the Artistic Director for the Edmond Community Chorus in Edmond, OK, as well as the Assistant Director of Worship Arts: Choral Music for First Presbyterian Church of Edmond.
Dr. Gregg-Boothby is a member of the National Collegiate Choral Organization, National Association for Music Education, Oklahoma Music Educators Association, American Choral Directors Association, Oklahoma Choral Directors Association and National Association of Teachers of Singing, and is a sought-after guest choral and vocal clinician for middle school and high school choirs. She has also served as stage director and music director for numerous musical theater productions.
Dr. Gregg-Boothby received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in vocal performance at Oklahoma State University and Oklahoma City University, respectively. She completed her DMA in Choral Conducting at the University of Oklahoma, with a specialization in researching the collection, transcription, and facilitation of choral arrangements of traditional Wichita tribal songs, in order to promote preservation of the Wichita musical culture and language. As a member of the Wichita tribe, Dr. Gregg-Boothby was instrumental in commissioning new choral arrangements from several of her transcriptions of traditional Wichita melodies. She has commissioned several prominent composers including Debra Scroggins whose arrangement of Morning Star Lullaby for women’s choir has been performed in concerts throughout the United States and which has been featured by the Concierto Coro Juvenil de Colombia (National Youth Choir of Colombia) in Bogotá, South America.
Dr. Sallie Pollack
DR. SALLIE POLLACK, an Oklahoma-based pianist, is Professor of Collaborative Piano at the University of Central Oklahoma where she also serves as the Piano Division Head.
As soloist and collaborator she has performed in diverse venues including Carnegie Hall, Bass Performance Hall, Meyerson Symphony Center, Jacoby Symphony Hall, Krannert Center, OKC Civic Center and The Redlands Bowl. She has collaborated with notable ensembles, such as the Texas Boys Choir, Nextet Ensemble, Ft. Worth Ballet, Talea Ensemble, ClaviVoce, BrightMusic, UCO Chamber Orchestra, Symphony and Wind Symphony, Post-Oak Trio, Lupine Trio and OTIS Trio. She has coached for the Mons Conservatory Opera Theatre, Bavarian Theatre-Hof, UNLV Opera Theatre, Illinois Opera, TCU Opera, and UCO Opera and has been pianist for the UCO Ballet, NFA, OMTA, ACDA, NATS, MET National Council Auditions, NEON Festival, Suzuki WOW, OU Clarinet Symposium, and ClarinetFest. She has presented for OMTA, Norman MTNA, COMTA, MacDowell Club, AGO, UNT CollabFest, IKCAS, and CMS.
Sallie is also currently the staff pianist for Westminster Presbyterian Church, Norman School for Strings, North Carolina Summer Institute for Choral Arts, and BLOYS Camp Meeting. She holds degrees from Texas Christian University, University of Illinois, Royal Conservatory of Belgium and Manhattan School of Music.