Charles Hausmann is Professor Choral Studies at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music where he has taught since 1985. Having served as Director of Choral Studies and Director of Graduate Choral Studies he has mentored scores of graduate students and conducted all of the school’s major choral ensembles. His private and class teaching include applied choral conducting, special topics in choral literature, and vocal and choral techniques. In addition he teaches courses in the new graduate sacred music program. His special research interests have been in the areas of conducting pedagogy, and choral/orchestral performance. He is the author of numerous articles and papers and co-author of an anthology of choral music for schools.