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Michael O'Hern

The late Michael O'Hern taught choral music at the High School and the Jr. High Level for 31 years. He retired from Lake Highlands High School as Director of Choral Activities in May of 2013. A graduate of West Texas State University, Mr. O'Hern is a past president of the Texas Choral Directors Association, and has served as choral vice president of the Texas Music Adjudicators Association. He was a contributing author for the Hal Leonard textbook series, "Essential Elements for Choir" and was a lead high school author of "Experiencing Choral Music" and for "Voices in Concert."