Background: BMus Brigham Young University (Theory/Composition and Flute Performance); MM and DMA in Conducting from Eastman School of Music (Both in USA). Currently Artistic Director and Conductor of the Salt Lake Choral Artists in Salt Lake City, Utah. Prior to this was Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies, University of Utah; Music Director and Conductor, Butler Symphony Orchestra, Pennsylvania; Director of Choral Activities, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh; Artistic Director and Conductor, Bach Choir of Pittsburgh.
Gondwana Choirs: International Guest Artist and Conductor, National Choral School 2016
Other Experience: Dr. Allred’s ensembles have been invited to participate in major festivals and competitions around the world. They won the Grand Prize, Florilage Vocal de Tours (France); European Grand Prix and First Prizes, Marktoberdorf International Chamber Choir Competition (Germany) and Tolosa (Spain) International Choir Competition; Concorso Polifonico Internazionale, Arezzo (Italy). Dr Allred was awarded the Conductor’s Prize, Marktoberdorf. The Salt Lake Vocal Artists represented the USA at the World Choral Symposium in Argentina and have toured to Bulgaria, Turkey, and Japan. They have also been invited to perform at the American Choral Directors Association 2015 National Conference and the 2015 Festival Chor Biennale, Aachen (Germany).
Guest conductor: Schumann Chamber Orchestra, Italy; Wroclaw Philharmonic, Poland; Symphonic Orchestra, Russian Ministry of Defense; Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Vox Gaudiosa, Tokyo; New Israeli Vocal Ensemble; Oslo Voices, Norway; Taipei Youth Choir, Taiwan. Served on international juries for competitions in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Slovenia, Spain, Brazil, Indonesia, Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, and Thailand and has conducted over one hundred regional and All-State Choirs.