Voorhees welcomes Tuck as new choir director

August 23, 2010

Voorhees has hired Alvin B. Tuck to serve as the new choir director. Tuck is a native of Alexander City, Ala.

Prior to coming to Voorhees, Tuck served as the director of vocal choral activities and associate professor of music at Fort Valley State University for three years. Tuck served as the interim music coordinator at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. He also held the position as assistant principal at Carver High School in Montgomery, Ala.

Tuck earned a master’s degree in music education from Alabama State University and a bachelor’s degree in music performance and criminal justice from Troy State University. He also received certification in administration from Alabama State University.

Tuck holds membership in various organizations including the National Education Association, Alabama Education Association, American Choral Director Association and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

“I look forward to teaching students on the concert choir music from all genres including classical, spiritual, gospel and vocal jazz,” Tuck said.

“It is my hope to build a well-rounded program here at Voorhees and uphold the tradition of the HBCU choir.”