Dr. Michael Huff is Director of Choral Activities and Head of the Piano Area at Snow College’s Horne School of Music where he leads the Cadence Chamber Choir, Advanced Women’s Choir, and the A Cappella Choir. Prior to his appointment at Snow College, Dr. Huff was Executive Director of Legacy Music Alliance, a Utah non-profit organization that serves Music Education. He previously served as Visiting Professor of Music Education and Commercial Music at Utah State University where he led the University Chorale, USU Women’s Choir, and the pop-music group, Out of the Blue. Prior to teaching at USU, he served on the faculty at the University of Utah School of Music.
He was Founding Conductor of UTAH VOICES, a critically acclaimed adult community choir. For over a decade Dr. Huff was Associate Conductor and Principal Accompanist for the Utah Symphony Chorus. He has led numerous Honor Ensembles and All-State Choirs throughout the United States. As Artistic Director of the Festival of Gold™ Series (for WorldStrides Onstage) he produces major festival events in Nashville, Chicago, Washington D.C., Orange County, and San Francisco. In 2015 he was the organizing Program Chair for the National Conference in Salt Lake City of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), and currently serves ACDA as the Collegiate Repertoire & Resources Chair for the Western Division.
Since 1989 Michael has produced and directed (for WorldStrides Onstage) the annually televised AutoZone Liberty Bowl Halftime Finale in Memphis, Tennessee where he has worked with recording artists from all eras and genres, including The Commodores, Big & Rich, Diamond Rio, The Temptations, KC & The Sunshine Band, The O’Jays, Sara Evans, Lee Greenwood, LeAnn Rimes, Alabama, B.B. King, Three Dog Night, Clint Black, Cybill Shepherd, Little Richard, Sandi Patti, and LoneStar.
Dr. Huff holds music degrees from the University of Utah and Arizona State University. He and his wife, Susan – a member of the Voice Faculty at Snow College – are the parents of six children whose interests and energy create the focus of their abundant family life. They make their home at Utah’s center, the beautiful Sanpete Valley.