Wyant Morton, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
Petersen Ranch House
Dr. Wyant Morton is Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. Morton joined the faculty in 1992 and served as Chair of the Music Department for 15 years from 1998-2013.. In addition to his primary responsibility of overseeing the work of the CLU Choir, Morton conducts all of the choral ensembles in the Music Department, teaches conducting and supervises the voice faculty. He also maintains an active schedule as a guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator appearing throughout the United States and Canada.
Morton holds memberships in several professional organizations including the International Federation of Choral Music (IFCM), the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO), the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), the Southern California Vocal Association (SCVA), the Music Educators National Conference (MENC) and the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians (ALCM) for whom he served as President of the Western Region overseeing the work of the association in 13 states and 5 Canadian provinces.
Morton completed his undergraduate degrees at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington and earned his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Arizona in Tucson.