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Artistic
  staff

Director -
Joseph Shortall


In 2011, Mr. Shortall accepted a position with the Baltimore Children's Chorus, where he continues to serve as the Artistic Director. He recently became the director of vocal music at Eastern Technical High School, where he conducts the Concert Choir, Treble Chorale, Men's Chorus, and Chamber Singers. Mr. Shortall received a Bachelor's of Music Education and Master's of Music in Choral Conducting from the University of Maryland.

 
Accompanist -
Rebecca McDaniel
Joseph Shortall is in his third season with Southern Delaware Chorale. For the past six years, Mr. Shortall has served as the Assistant Director for the Maryland State Boychoir (MSB). He works with all of the MSB performing esembles and is the primary conductor of the Treble Choir.
Rebecca McDaniel, a graduate of James Madison University, serves as organist and choir director at Christ Episcopal Church in Milford. She has served as the accompanist and rehearsal pianist for Southern Delaware Chorale
Assistant Director -
Sarah Rose
Sarah is a graduate of Penn State University’s music education program.  Sarah accompanied the university’s women’s chorale and was awarded the Willa Taylor Choral Conducting Scholarship while receiving the privilege of conducting an additional auditioned small women’s group. Ms. Rose has been the
choir director at Sussex Technical High School for the last 8 years, where she expanded the school’s choral activities by developing two auditioned choirs. She is also the music director at Georgetown Community Bible Church and teaches private voice and piano lessons from her home.  She resides in Georgetown with her husband, Danny, and their  son, Benjamin.
since 2005. A pianist and vocalist who has performed in the D.C. and Baltimore areas, she also provides accompaniment, for show, theaters, and recitals.