Dr. James D. Cain directs the UF Chorale and UF Glee Club. He also assists with coordinating the activities of the choral department and supervising the choral conducting graduate students. Previously, while he was a graduate student at the University of South Florida, Dr. Cain directed the Honors College Chorus (2014-2016), co-directed the Collegiate Singers (2015-2016), and served as the Assistant Conductor for the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay (2015-2016). Dr. Cain has also taught Music at the secondary level in Central Florida for several years.
Dr. Cain has prepared choirs for performances with the USF Symphony Orchestra (Debussy’s Nocturnes) and The Florida Orchestra (Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY). As a chorister, he has had the opportunity to sing in local performances of Star Wars: In Concert and with artists such as Kristin Chenoweth, Ben Folds, and Keith and Kristyn Getty. Additional chorus work includes performances with Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia’s Men of Song and eight seasons in the Candlelight Processional Cast Choir at Walt Disney World.