Cannon McClain graduated from Georgia College in 2016 with a Bachelor of Music degree. His research interests include the relationship between English composer Gerald Finzi and writer Thomas Hardy, the evolution of Arnold Schoenberg’s musical style, and the development of the Baroque sacred cantata. Currently, he is researching the relationship between hymnology and a local church congregation, and compiling data on the unique vocal enigma that is the tenor head-mix resonance. He is also a proficient conductor, composer, and vocalist, boasting two NATS state championships, a New York City world premiere choral piece, and an arranging portfolio which includes work commissioned by noted composer Frank Ticheli. At present he is working towards his masters degree in choral conducting at Mercer University.