Musical Director

Norm Myers

Norm Myers, a bass, joined our chorus in 2017 and became Director Rocket City Chorus in 2018. Norm started his musical career as an instrumentalist (brasses). He attended the Philadelphia Musical Academy on part scholarship in 1966. Norm transferred to Temple University, School of Music, Philadelphia, PA in 1967.  He graduated from Temple in 1970 with a bachelor degree in music education (BME). During his time at Temple University he studied under many members of the renowned Philadelphia Orchestra and the great choral director Robert Page. Along with teaching music at Bishop Kennedy High school (1968-1970) Norm also played bass guitar for weddings, local theaters (Broadway shows) and in several dance bands. After being commissioned a Lieutenant in the United States Army (1970) Norm continued to play and direct numerous choral groups / church choirs wherever he was assigned. In 1985-1987 Norm was selected to serve as an exchange officer with the British Army, Oxford England. During this assignment Norm used his musical talents to direct the US Air Force Upper Heyford Air Force Base MWR Choraleers travelling troupe. This 35 member travelling troupe toured all over England providing “good will” and outstanding vocal and instrumental performances. After a 26 year career in the US Army COL Norm Myers retired in 1996, Redstone Arsenal.  Although retired from the military Norm continued to serve (with some breaks) as the Catholic and Protestant Choir Director at Redstone Arsenal till 2017. Norm is currently the Director of Music at the recently established Mercy Catholic Church in Madison Alabama.  He became Director of the Rocket City Chorus in 2017.  He looks forward to growing the Huntsville Chapter and performing outstanding barbershop music for the Huntsvile, Athens and Madison communities.

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