Jim Dorr has over 20 years experience teaching music at all levels. An accomplished singer, Mr. Dorr has sung with Opera in the Heights in five professional productions as well as numerous collegiate and community choruses in Georgia and Texas including the Atlanta Symphony Chorus under the direction of Robert Shaw and Yoel Levi, and the Lubbock Chorale under the direction of Dr. John Dickson.
Mr. Dorr earned a Bachelor of Church Music from Shorter University in Rome, Georgia, and a Master of Church Music from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
As a pianist, Mr. Dorr studied applied piano with Mary Ann Knight and Piano Pedagogy with Madame Elizabeth Buday at Shorter University in Rome, Georgia. Mr. Dorr often serves as accompanist for students participating in vocal and instrumental solo contests. Mr. Dorr is an accomplished string bass player, having played with Brazos Chamber Orchestra, The Woodlands concert Band, Symphony North of Houston, Kingwood Pops, and Conroe Symphony.