Director of MVC Concert Choir
Assistant Professor of Music
MM, University of Missouri
BM, University of Missouri
Office: Morrison 220
Ryan Hampton is the Director of the MVC Concert Choir and teaches applied voice lessons, conducting, composition, and music fundamentals. Prior to his appointment at Missouri Valley College, Mr. Hampton taught music in Missouri public schools for eight years. He also serves as Music Director at First United Methodist Church in Jefferson City.
Mr. Hampton is active as an educator, composer, and conductor. In October of 2016, he will serve as guest conductor for the CCAA conference choir in Prairie Home, Mo, where the MVC Concert Choir will also perform. There are plans for two of his choral compositions, Lux Aeterna and Son, Thou Art Ever With Me to be performed in Columbia, Mo in the spring of 2017. He most enjoys teaching and mentoring future music educators.
Aside from music, Mr. Hampton enjoys being active and spending time outdoors with his wife, Melissa, and their two sons, Greyson and Graham.