Dr. Raphael Bundage
Director of Choral Activities
Raphael Bundage is the Director of Choral activities and Opera at Middle Tennessee State University. He is the former Chorus Master of the Nashville Opera Association and Nashville Symphony Chorus. He holds bachelor degrees from Texas Christian University and graduate degrees from the Eastman Conservatory of Music.
Prior to his graduate study, he was supervisor of choral music in the Texas Public School System and while at Eastman, he was director of the Eastman Chamber Chorus and the assistant director of the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Chorus. He is a frequent clinician and adjudicator in the choral field. Dr. Bundage's Choral ensembles have toured extensively throughout the U.S and Europe. Most recently, the MTSU Schola Cantorum was honored sing at the Vatican.
Bundage is the product of an extraordinary host of master teachers including Alfred Mann, Julius Herford, and Robert Shaw.