Matthew & Michael Culloton - Minnesota

Matthew Culloton is the Founding Artistic Director of The Singers - Minnesota Choral Artists based in Minneapolis. He holds degrees from Concordia College (B.M) and the University of Minnesota (M.M. & D.M.A.). Matthew is also Choirmaster at House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul. In 2004, Matthew received the MN ACDA Outstanding Young Choral Conductor of the Year Award while Director of Choral Activities at Hopkins High School. He has been commissioned to compose for the Dale Warland Singers, Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester, and the MMEA All-State Choir. He is co-editor of the Matthew and Michael Culloton Choral Series with Santa Barbara Publishing Company.

Michael Culloton (b. 1976) is on the faculty of Concordia College in Moorhead, MN where he conducts the Chapel Choir, Mannerchor, and Cantabile, teaches choral literature to vocal music education students, and advises the student chapter of the American Choral Directors Association. †Along with his duties at Concordia, Mr. Culloton is the Artistic Director and conductor of the Fargo-Moorhead Chamber Chorale. Previous to this appointment, for eight years he †was the Artistic Director and conductor of Choral Arts Ensemble and Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota, both organizations based in Rochester (MN. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN where he studied with Rene Clausen, and his Master of Music degree from the University of Arizona, where he studied with Maurice Skones. Mr. Culloton has nearly completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree through North Dakota State University, where he is studying with Jo Ann Miller and Michael Weber.

Mr. Culloton has taught at Luther College and Winona Senior High School and has also served as the assistant and interim conductor of the National Lutheran Choir. He has held church choir positions in Tucson, AZ and Decorah, IA, and has been music director for nearly a dozen musical theater productions. Along with his twin brother, Mr. Culloton is the co-editor of the Matthew and Michael Culloton Choral Series with Santa Barbara Music Publishing, Inc. In 2006, he was recognized as the MN-ACDA Young Conductor of the Year and also received the ACDA/VocalEssence Creative Programming Award for his work with CAE. In 2009 he was a featured conductor in Never Stop Singing, a documentary about the history of choral music in Minnesota. Mr. Culloton has served as a guest conductor, clinician, and lecturer throughout the region. He lives in the Fargo-Moorhead area with his wife Brynn, who works in the English department at Concordia, and their daughters Eleanor and Miriam.

27 Octavos from the Matthew and Michael Culloton Choral Series
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Always Something Sings Brandon G. Hurley SATB Digital Room Octavo
Angels We Have Heard on High arr. Drew Collins SSATBB
Calm on the Listening Ear of Night David Dickau SATB div.
Down in the River to Pray arr. Matthew Culloton SSA
Ein Deutsches Kyrie Johannes Brahms, arr. Robert Sieving SATB
Famine Song VIDA, arr. Matthew Culloton SSAA
From Where I Stood Joshua Shank SATB
Gabriel's Message arr. Joshua Shank SATB / solo quartet
I Am Not Yours David N. Childs SATB
Joy to the World arr. Michael Culloton SATB div.
Jubilate Deo Isaac C. Lovdahl SATB div. Digital Room Octavo
Long Time Travíling Sacred Harp Tunes, arr. Abbie Betinis SATB div. / ten. duet
Lullay My Liking Michael Fairbairn TBB BEST SELLER
Monotone of the Rain Robert Sieving SATB
My Soul Is Awakened Brad Burrill SATB
New Moon, The David N. Childs SATB
Now Our Meetingís Over arr. Jocelyn Hagen SATB
People, Look East arr. Drew Collins SATB
Shall We Gather at the River Robert Lowrey, arr. Matthew Culloton SSATBB
Sinner Man arr. Matthew Culloton SATB
Summer Joshua Shank SATB div.
The Beautiful Sing Eric William Barnum SATB div.
The Peace of Wild Things Emily Feld SATB
There was a time Eric William Barnum SATB div. / sop. solo / incidental tenor solo
There Will Come Soft Rains Brian Holmes SATB
To the New Jerusalem Walker, arr. Matthew Culloton SATB div.
when god decided to invent Joshua Shank SATB