Demetrius Robinson, Editor and Composer
Demetrius Robinson currently serves as the Director of Choral Activities and Music Department Chair at The Soulsville Charter School in Memphis, TN. Demetrius also serves as an adjunct instructor of music at The University of Memphis where he leads The Voices of Inspiration Choir. Demetrius received a bachelor's degree in vocal and instrumental music education and a master’s degree in choral conducting both from the University of Southern Mississippi. He also completed an Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership at William Carey University. Demetrius is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in music education and educational leadership/policy at The University of Memphis. Demetrius is in demand as a choral clinician, consultant, and Hammond B-3 organist throughout the Southeast region. He has presented workshops at major conferences on various topics including music literacy, student leadership in the music classroom, equity in the music classroom, and vocal music in the black church, among others.
In 2018, Demetrius founded Robinson Music Enterprise LLC, a versatile music company, to provide music consultations, instruction (private and group lessons), and publishing services (Canorous Music Publishing). Highly regarded as a versatile music educator, conductor, tubist and lyric baritone, Demetrius has performed with the University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, the Meridian Symphony, and the Transylvania State Philharmonic Orchestra. His professional memberships include the National Association for Music Education, the American Eurhythmics Society, ASCAP, Music Publishers Association of the United States, the Society of Composers, Phi Mu Alpha Music Sinfonia, and the American Choral Directors Association, where he serves on the Diversity and Initiatives Committee Task Force for Guidance on Regional and State Chapters.