Dr. Sean Boulware is a sought-after conductor, adjudicator, clinician, and vocalist throughout the United States and Europe. He is in demand as a consultant for choral organizations in the areas of chorus management, audience development, and technology implementation. Sean has prepared choruses for conductors including John Alexander, Seiji Ozawa, Gerald Wird, Keith Lockhart, and John Rutter. He has also prepared choirs to sing with Josh Groban, Michael McDonald, Tommy Simms, and Keith and Kristyn Getty.
In 2012, Sean conducted the Monterey Peninsula Choral Society at the Summer Olympics in London, England.
Sean conducts choirs and orchestras regularly at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Internationally, Sean has conducted choirs and seminars in Italy, Hungary, England, Scotland, Ireland, Austria, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Germany, Greece, Brazil, and Japan. In 2018 Dr. Boulware will be returning to Italy, Greece, and Vienna to conduct choirs for MidAm International and also will be conducting in Ireland and Argentina. Sean’s choirs can be heard on iTunes, CDbaby.com, and Sound Cloud. He was honored by American Idol as the conductor for the most requested/downloaded Classical
Group for 2005-2007.
As a vocalist, Sean has appeared with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, Los Angeles Renaissance Consort, and others. He has toured nationally with productions of Les Misérables and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He also enjoys directing and performing in local theater productions.
Sean is currently the Conductor of the Monterey Peninsula Voices, Aria Women’s Choir, and the California Central Coast Chorale. He also teaches choral music and theater at Pacific Grove High School. He lives in Pacific Grove, CA, with his wife Michelle, and their two sons. He has studied with such notable conductors as Dr. Lynn Bielefelt, Dr. Joseph Flummerfelt, James Levine, Dr. James Jordan, Rodney Eichenberger, John Alexander, Paul Mayo, and Shirley Nute.