Dr. Lloyd Mallory

West Coast Music & Worship Conference Presenter

A native of Washington, DC, Lloyd Mallory currently serves as an Associate Professor of Music and Director of Vocal Choral Activities at Delaware State University in Dover.  Over Mallory’s career path, he has built a reputation for conducting great choirs and training the voices within the ensemble.  Mallory is the former director of the Oakwood University Choirs in Huntsville, Alabama; The Lincoln University Choirs in Pennsylvania; and Pine Forge Academy Choir (a boarding academy) in Pine Forge, Pennsylvania.  His training has produced SUNDAY’S BEST 2011 winner AMBER BULLOCK; Los Angeles’ rising vocal coach, Steve Mackey; professional singer Nelson Beato of Los Angeles; R & B recording artist Terrell King; and several Opera, Classical and Broadway singers.  Conducting protégé’s include Dr. Jason Ferdinand the current Director of Choral Activities at Oakwood University; Jeremy Winston holding the same position at Central State University in Ohio; Theodore Thorpe, III at T. C. Williams High School in Virginia; Jarrett Roseborough at Great Atlanta Adventist Academy in Georgia. 

As a performer, Mallory has been tenor soloist with the Morgan State University Choir; the Huntsville Symphony; the Stockton State Choral Arts Society; the Baltimore Symphony; the Philadelphia Symphony; State University of New York Symphony and traveled quite extensively abroad with the renowned Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers of Los Angeles.  One extraordinary opportunity given to Mallory was upon audition, UNCF selected him to sing for the legendary entertainer, Michael Jackson.  Mallory was the recipient of his World Tour UNCF scholarship for four years while matriculating at Oakwood University. 

Mallory is Co-producer of the album DEVOTIONS featuring Janice Chandler-Eteme’, soprano and Evelyn Curenton at the piano; Edwina Humphrey-Flynn, soprano – THE LORD WILL MAKE A WAY; The Aeolians of Oakwood University, LIFT EV’RY VOICE & SING; and in 2011, the Lloyd Mallory Singers released an album on the Breath of Life Records with producer, Tony Sheperd and team WITH MY WHOLE HEART. 

This current season while at DSU, his choirs will premiere ONE LAND, ONE RIVER, ONE PEOPLE by the African-American composer, Hannibal Peterson Accumbae with the Philadelphia Orchestra assisted with the Lincoln University and Morgan University choirs.  In the spring of 2016, his DSU choir will perform a second premiere of African-American female composer, Evelyn Simpson Curenton’s THE JOURNEY.  April, the DSU choirs will join with the Delaware Choral Arts Society and orchestra, Josef Haydn’s LORD NELSON MASS.

Mallory’s music education at UCLA, earning his Doctorate in Musical Arts, Morgan State University in Baltimore earning a Masters of Arts with duel emphasis in Conducting and Voice; and Oakwood University in Alabama with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Music have afforded him countless opportunities beyond what is written in this bio-sketch. 

“True art is made noble and religious by the minds producing it.  For those who feel it, nothing makes the soul so religious
 and pure as the endeavor to create something perfect.  For God is perfection.  And who ever strives after perfection?
Is striving, striving, striving after God.”  Michael Angelo

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