Curtis Nolley (b. 1953) joined our staff as director of the Sanctus Choir in the fall of 2008. He is a graduate of Bridgewater College (1976 B.A. in Music Education), and received his Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Colorado, Boulder (1982). He has been a music educator and church musician for thirty-eight years. For twenty-two years he served as Minister of Music at Harrisonburg Church of the Brethren.
Having taught at all levels in Augusta and Rockingham Counties, Curtis currently serves as music specialist in Harrisonburg city schools. In addition to his educational responsibilities, Curtis is in his fifteenth season as artistic director of the Shenandoah Valley Choral Society in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
He has been called to serve as the choral director for two international conferences for the Church of the Brethren, and regularly serves as clinician and guest conductor for denominational and ecumenical music events in the region. Active in the Virginia Music Educators Association, Curtis is a past-president of the Virginia Music Educators Association, and the Virginia Elementary Music Educators Association. (photo by Lisa Houff Photography ©2015)