Dr. Cameron Weatherford serves as Assistant Professor of Choral Music at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee where he conducts the Ladies of Lee, Choral Union, and teaches courses in the undergraduate and graduate choral music curriculum.
Prior to coming to Lee, he served as the Chair of the Division of Fine Arts and Director of Choral Activities at Louisiana College in Pineville, Louisiana.
From 2012-2016, he served as Choral Director at Alexandria Senior High in Alexandria, Louisiana. Under his direction, the ensembles of Alexandria Senior High School received numerous recognitions and awards including Superior ratings at the District and State level and were featured in two Louisiana ACDA performances, tours throughout the southern United States, and a performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
In March 2017, Dr. Weatherford won first place in the National ACDA Graduate Conducting Competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 2016, he was awarded the Outstanding Young Music Educator Award by the Louisiana Music Educators Association.
He has conducted numerous honor choirs and has served as an adjudicator throughout the southeast. Other conducting engagements include events in Carnegie Hall and Paris, France. He has been featured as a session presenter in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, and Ohio state conferences including LMEA, MMEA, ACDA, and the Kettering National A Cappella Conference.
He currently serves as the R&R Coordinator for Student Activities for Tennessee ACDA and has also served as the Co-Chair for the Women’s Division of Louisiana ACDA, the Co-Chair for the Women’s Honor Choir in District II, the Collegiate Repertoire R&R for Louisiana ACDA. He also served as the The Louisiana State Representative for AEA (A Cappella Educators Association) and is an active member of NAfME and ACDA on the state and national level.
Dr. Weatherford holds a B.M. in Church Music from Louisiana College, a M.M. in Choral Conducting from The University of Southern Mississippi, and a DMA in Choral Conducting from the University of Kentucky. He lives in Cleveland, Tennessee with his wife Caroline and their four children, Hudson, Annie, Scout, and Betsy.