Dr. Sam Spears, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Fairmont State University, joined the faculty in 2009. Dr. Spears conducts the FSU Collegiate Singers, Chamber Choir, and Community Chorus. He also teaches voice, conducting, and choral methods. Before coming to FSU, Dr. Spears taught choral music and voice at several colleges and universities in Georgia and Florida, most recently at Miami Dade College in Miami, FL. Dr. Spears is a graduate of Furman University (B.M., Vocal Performance), the University of Cincinnati (M.M., Choral Conducting), and the University of Miami (D.M.A., Choral Conducting).