H. Craig Singleton, DMA

singleton.jpgProfessor of Music 
Department of Music and Performing Arts
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue 
San Rafael, CA 94901-2298 
Telephone: 415-485-3275 
Fax: 415-485-3205
E-mail: craig.singleton@dominican.edu

Dr. Singleton joined the faculty of Dominican University in 1997. For the previous thirteen years, he served as director of the Dixon School of Church Music of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. His performance areas are choral conducting and voice and include recitals and concerts in several states, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea.

Doctor of Musical Arts, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, majors in voice and music education, minor in music theory, 1980.
Master of Music in Music Education with Kodaly Emphasis, Holy Names College, Oakland, California, 1990 (post doctoral).
Master of Church Music, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, with concentrations in voice and music education, 1976.
Bachelor of Arts, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, with majors in music and religion, 1973.
Additional study at the Vigado Redoute in Budapest, Hungary, summer 1989.
Additional study in Spanish, College of Marin, Novato, California, 1995-96.

Teaching Areas:

  • Music Theory
  • Church Music
  • Applied Voice
  • Conductor of the Dominican Winifred Baker Chorale

Performance Experience Highlights:

  • Conducting-Chorus with Orchestra
  • J.C. Bach's Magnificat
  • Bach's Christmas Oratorio (excerpts from cantatas 1-3) and Magnificat
  • Britten's Ceremony of Carols (with harp)
  • Faure's Requiem
  • Handel's Messiah (Christmas portion and all choruses)
  • Joseph Haydn's Mass in Honor of Saint Nicholas
  • Michael Haydn's Run, Ye Shepherds, to the Light
  • Mendelssohn's Hymn of Praise
  • Mozart's Te Deum, Solems Vespers, Mass in C Major and Requiem
  • Pinkham's Christmas Cantata
  • Poulenc's Gloria
  • Rutter's Requiem and Gloria
  • Shaw's Many Moods of Christmas
  • Randall Thompson's The Nativity According to Saint Luke
  • Vaughan Williams' Hodie and Fantasia on Christmas Carols
  • Vivaldi's Gloria and Magnificat and numerous shorter works for chorus and keyboard



  • Handel's Organ Concerto No. 7 in B flat major
  • Mozart's Piano Concertos no. 20 in D minor and No. 23 in D major


Solo Vocal-Baritone

  • Chanler's Eight Epitaphs
  • Faure's Requiem
  • Finzi's I Said to Love
  • Handel's Messiah (Christmas Portion)
  • Haydn's Creation
  • Mahler's Lieder Enes Fahrenden Gesellen
  • Schubert's Die Schoene Muellerin
  • Schumann's Dichterliebe
  • Vaughan William's Hodie and Five Mystical Songs and numerous sacred and secular songs in English, French, German, Italian, and Latin