Organization & Executive Board
Augusto GilNATIONAL FIRST VICE PRESIDENT
Augusto Gil (Lexington, South Carolina) (Augie) is a graduate of the Alpha Gamma chapter of Delta Omicron at Carson-Newman University (CN-U). During his time with Alpha Gamma, Augie served as First Vice President and President, and had an integral part in organizing and producing their first three Halloween Benefit Concerts, musicales that functioned as a both fundraiser for local music programs that cater to underprivileged teenagers and a community fall festival. He was also awarded the Star of Delta Omicron award two years consecutively.
Augie hails from Blountville, Tennessee, but frequently performs, teaches, conducts, and adjudicates in states throughout the southeast. He was the vocal coach for many ensembles in Knoxville, Tennessee, including Kids In America Show Choir, which was selected to perform at the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta (2014) and at Disneyworld in Orlando (2015-17), where they continue to perform Augie’s original and arranged works twice a year. He enjoys working with students of all ages and encourages collaboration, innovation in music, and performance.
Augie earned a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting at University of South Carolina where he studied with Drs. Larry Wyatt and Alicia W. Walker and his Bachelor of Music from Carson-Newman University where he graduated cum laude with a BM and certification in K-12 Music Education with double emphases in voice and piano. At Carson-Newman, Augie was the recipient of the W.D. Hudgins Leadership award and the Algernon Sydney Sullivan award for leadership and service to humanity. Augie was also instrumental in facilitating the STEP-Up Student Leadership program initiative, and the development and leadership for the LGBT sensitivity and awareness program, Safespace.
Augie is currently the Choral Director at Meadow Glen Middle School in Lexington, South Carolina and serves as the Director of Music and Worship at Carolinas Cornerstone Church of Fort Mill. He is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honors Society, the American Choral Directors Association, and the National Association for Music Educators.