Temple University & National Men's/TTBB R&R Chair
Bio: Dr. Dustin S. Cates is a teacher, conductor, singer and researcher who is passionate about building meaningful relationships with people through music. Dr. Cates is assistant professor of choral music education at Temple University where he conducts the University Chorale and teaches courses in music education, choral/vocal pedagogy and choral methods. He currently serves as National ACDA Repertoire and Resources Chair for Tenor/Bass choral ensembles and is Past President of the Kansas Choral Directors Association. Dr. Cates considers his most important roles to be husband to Dr. Raymond Cattaneo, and father to their son Emmaus.