Michael Morgan is the Director of SDCC's Concert and Intermediate Choirs. He holds a BS Degree in Music Education from Hampton (Institute) University in Virginia. He is a well known and respected educator, conductor, and performer. Although born in Birmingham, AL, Mr. Morgan has called San Diego home since 1987 after serving as a Navy Supply Corps Officer. Among his numerous credits are performances with the San Diego Symphony, San Diego Opera Company, La Jolla Symphony, and many other local and national organizations.
Mr. Morgan has served on the Board of Directors of the San Diego Master Chorale, The Spreckels Organ Society, and is the Founder and Executive Director of the African American Music Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Negro Spiritual. He has been an adjudicator locally and nationally and has been featured panelist/lecturer at the National Association of Negro Musicians Convention and the National American Guild of Organists Convention.
As an educator, he has been the instrumental music teacher at Francis Parker School and is currently the instrumental music teacher at Warren-Walker Middle School where all students are required to learn to play an instrument. He is the choir director at Christ Episcopal Church in Coronado and conducts a volunteer community choir for San Diego’s Annual Spirituals Festival presented by the African American Music Foundation.