Dr. Stephen Caldwell is the Director of Choral Activities at the University of Arkansas. He conducts both the nationally-renowned Schola Cantorum and 80-voice Women’s Chorus. He teaches the undergraduate sequence in conducting technique, graduate conducting lessons, and the graduate sequence in Choral History and Literature. Since his arrival in 2012, the choral program at the University of Arkansas has grown tremendously. He has twice been awarded the Associated Student Government's “Top 10 Most Outstanding Faculty Award” (2014-2015, 2016-2017), he has received “The Golden Tusk” from the Division of Student affairs for “going above and beyond, and helping to make campus life better for everyone,” and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette named Dr. Caldwell as one of 2017's “Top 10 Artistic People to Watch.” He holds degrees from the University of Northern Colorado, Temple University, and Rutgers University.