Kevin A Memley
Kevin A. Memley is an American choral composer and conductor. He earned a Design Subject Credential in Multimedia from Fresno (Calif.) Pacific University and teaches music technology at Clovis East High School in Fresno.
He is in demand as a commissioned composer and has been prominently featured in the ACDA National and Western Region conventions since 2009. In addition, many All-State Choirs across the United States have sung his works. His music has been performed in the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Segerstrom Hall, the Chicago Symphony Hall and at the Llangollen International Choral Festival in Wales by top placing choirs.
He is published with Pavane Publishing (including his own choral series),Walton Music, Gentry Publishing and John Rich Music Press.
He has worked with Rodney Eichenberger, Jo-Michael Scheibe (Thornton School of Music), Jonathan Talberg (Bob Cole Conservatory), John Byun (Riverside City College), Travis Rogers (Napa High School), Allan Petker (President of Pavane Publishing), Gary Lamprecht (San Luis Obispo Vocal Arts Ensemble), Dan Bishop (ACDA National Chair Sr. High R&S/Clovis East High School), Dr. Roy Klassen (Fresno Pacific University/retired) and Anna Hamre (CSU Fresno).
Memley has also composed, orchestrated and conducted for film. His two feature scores, Final Encounter and Daim Duab, have played largely in the Western Hemisphere, Europe and Asia.
As an accomplished accompanist, he serves the Fresno area at Clovis East High School, the San Joaquin Chorale of Fresno Pacific University, and the Willow International Community College choir. Since 2009, he has directed the choir at the Kingsburg Community Church and often writes for them.
Works for Winds
- Alleluiah (2008)
- Ave Maria (Memley) (arr. Hazzard)