Director of Choral Programs
Mr. Dean is thrilled to serve as Director of Choral Programs at Klein Cain, especially in its inaugural year. Austin is active as a clinician for Elementary through High School aged ensembles, and has judged many Solo and Ensemble events throughout the Houston area. Austin received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Houston Moores School of Music under the direction of Dr. Betsy Cook Weber. Prior to opening Klein Cain, Mr. Dean worked for three years as Associate Director of Choral Programs at Klein Oak High School, where he also completed his student teaching. There, he directed, or worked with, all ensembles, and served as Musical Director for the annual musical productions. Austin maintains a private voice studio in the summer, and sings professionally with numerous ensembles in the Houston area. Mr. Dean has served as committee chairman for TCDA, and is an active member of TMEA and ACDA.