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Dr. Edwin Sandy Calloway


Associate Professor of Music

Chair, Music Department

(706) 379-5181
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Dr. Edwin “Sandy” Calloway is an Associate Professor of Music at Young Harris College.  He currently teaches Music Theory; History of Musical Theatre; Applied Voice; Vocal Pedagogy, Diction, and Literature; and is a music director for musical theatre productions.  In 37 years of college teaching Dr. Calloway has also directed choirs, taught Aural Skills, Music Technology, Music History, Music Appreciation, has been the music director of eighteen musical theater productions, and was a music department chair for nineteen years.

Administrative accomplishments at Young Harris College include the development of the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre degrees and leading the Music Department through two successful National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) self-studies.

Dr. Calloway has B.M.Ed. and M.M.Ed. degrees from Mississippi State University, a M.M. in Vocal Performance from Florida State University and a D.M.A. in Vocal Performance from the University of Alabama.  He has performed as a vocal soloist in fifteen oratorios, as well being a featured soloist with the Toccoa Symphony, the Northwinds Symphonic Band, the Gainesville Chorale, and the Lanier Singers of Gainesville, GA.  With his wife, Karen Calloway, he has performed in over 30 joint recitals and civic programs.  Operatic and musical theatre roles include El Magnifico in Rossini's Cinderella, Il Commendatore in Don Giovanni, Angelotti in Tosca, Gaston in La Traviata, Hucklebee in The Fantasticks, Archibald in The Secret Garden, and Alfred Doolittle in My Fair Lady.

Dr. Calloway is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, and Pi Kappa Lambda, and in 2000 and 2005 he was listed in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers. He is a past Recording Secretary and Treasurer for the Georgia chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and currently serves that organization as the Repertoire Consultant.  He also serves as an on-site evaluator for NASM institutional accreditation reviews.