Artistic Director/Conductor


Dwight A. Holmes brings 45 year of choral experiences to this unique regional choir. Entering his 30 season as Conductor, his past credits include Music Director of the first staged version of Tommy, conductor of the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program’s Youth and Festival Choirs, associate conductor of Los Cancioneros, and the Idyllwild Arts Academy Chamber Singers. He is the former Music Coordinator of the Hemet United School District serving 31 years of music education. He has several published choral compositions and has served as a guest conductor, lecturer/artist at various festival, conferences and conclaves throughout the United States. He serves as Vice Chair of the Idyllwild Arts Foundation Board of Trustees, with 18 years of service as a Trustee.