Mask Matrix Designation Jan. 15-21

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Tucker Ratcliff

Mr. Ratcliff was appointed Choral Director at Grissom High School in July 2017. Presently, Ratcliff works with the Women’s and Men’s Chorus’, along with the Concert and top auditioned group, the Chamber Choir. Under his direction, all 4 choirs have never received less than an overall superior rating at State Choral Performance Assessment. They were recently selected to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City under the direction of Dr. John Leavitt. Outside of the Choral Department, Ratcliff serves as the Music Director and Orchestra Conductor for the Grissom Fine Arts Musical Theatre Department

Ratcliff is a member of many regional, state, and national organizations, including: NAfME, AVA, HCDA, and AVA.

Mr. Ratcliff gets his zest for life and his inspiration for music from the great outdoors. His favorite ways to fulfill this need include hiking, biking, and camping with his wife and family. He finds that this cycle of taking in the natural world and putting it into the music he loves continuously propels him towards new heights.
Education: 
B.M. Music Education (University of Montevallo)
Certifications: 
Class B Alabama Educator License Endorsement(s): Choral Music Education P-12

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Phone: 
256.428.8000 ext. 2271
Grade: 
9
10
11
12
Department: 
Fine Arts/Foreign Language

Email:
tucker.ratcliff@hsv-k12.org