TCA+A Excited to Announce New Director of Choral Operations

Texas Center for Arts Academics TCAA Director of Choral Operations

Monday, August 16, 2021, Fort Worth, TX – Texas Center for Arts + Academics (TCA+A) is excited to announce Dr. Amy Prickett as Director of Choral Operations.

Dr. Prickett has been part of the TCA+A family since 2018. She started as a part-time voice teacher and substitute in Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts’ music department before transitioning into a full-time teaching position. Her roles at FWAFA have included teaching Music Theory I and AP Music Theory, as well as working as Production and Operations Assistant for the music department.

Dr. Prickett holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Texas Christian University, a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Michigan State University, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance from the University of Alabama. She has taught and performed professionally all over the U.S. since the late ’90s. In addition, she has directed numerous opera workshops, won several voice awards, and has been accepted for publication by the National Opera Association in The Opera Journal.

Texas Center for Arts + Academics’ CEO, Paul Gravley said, “Dr. Prickett is the exact right person to help take our already excellent choral programs to the next level. I am excited about her expertise, her commitment to TCA+A, and her ability to coalesce a team.”

Dr. Prickett said, “I am very excited to expand my role in working with FWAFA’s fabulous students and their extremely talented artistic directors. I am grateful for this opportunity to help further the TCA+A mission to inspire in artistically talented students a lifelong passion for learning, empowering them to achieve academic and artistic excellence.”

About Texas Center for Arts + Academics 

Texas Center for Arts + Academics (TCA+A) is proud to celebrate 75 years of supporting the artistic excellence and academic success. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, TCA+A strives to make the arts accessible to all. Through premier performing groups, two nationally top-ranked charter schools, community-based after-school conservatories, workshops, and summer camps, TCA+A provides resources that bring children, from all backgrounds, opportunities to experience and engage in the visual and performing arts. Learn more at artsacademics.org.

Media Contact: Monica Sheehan, Monica.sheehan@artsacademics.org