Dr. Gary L. Anderson is the Lexington Chamber Chorale’s founding conductor and musical director. He is Professor Emeritus of Music at Transylvania University where he was honored as a Bingham Fellow for Excellence in Teaching. He is an active church choir director, guest conductor and clinician. He has conducted his collegiate choirs throughout Europe during six international tours. He is currently Director of Music at Second Presbyterian Church in Lexington. Dr. Anderson is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, for which he was President of the Kentucky Chapter for two terms. During his tenure as president he received the Robert Barr Award for excellence in the choral art and support for the profession. He is also past president of the Kentucky Association of College Music Departments and holds memberships in the International Federation for Choral Music, Music Educators National Conference and the Presbyterian Association of Musicians. He has served on the boards of LexArts and the Youth Music Society of Central Kentucky.