Phone: (210) 945-1100 x19426


Degrees and Certifications:

University of North Texas: Bachelor of Art, Music Education University of Iowa: Master of Art, Choral Conducting and Pedagogy Professional Affiliations: Texas Music Educators Association Texas Choral Directors Association

Mr. Grant Lyons


Grant Lyons is starting his second year as the assistant choir director at Judson High School and is in his seventeenth year of choral directing. Prior to his arrival at Judson, Mr. Lyons taught secondary choirs and was involved in church music in Houston, Plano, San Antonio, and Iowa City, Iowa. Currently, he also sings at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in downtown San Antonio.  

Mr. Lyons received his undergraduate training from the University of North Texas where he earned a Bachelor in Music in Education and a Master in Arts in Choral Conducting & Pedagogy from the University of Iowa.  His principal teachers include Dr. Jerry McCoy, Dr. David Puderbaugh, and Dr. Timothy Stalter. 

While at UNT, he was involved in the Concert Choir, A Cappella Choir, Grand Chorus, Collegium Early Music Ensemble, Jazz Singers, and Musical Theater of Denton. At the University of Iowa, he was the primary conductor of the Women's Chorale and a teaching assistant for the University Choir.  In addition, Mr. Lyons was able to participate in the Ann Howard Jones Vocal Ensemble Residency Program at the University of Iowa; studying with Ann Howard Jones, Lorelei Ensemble's Dr. Beth Willer, and Dr. Scott Jarrett of Bach Akademie Charlotte.  During his time in the midwest, he performed with Chamber Singers of Iowa City, Vocal Artists of Iowa, Canticum Novum, and was the Director of Music at St. Patrick Church. 

Mr. Lyons resides in San Antonio with his wife & high school sweetheart, Yasmin, who is an oncologist, their two Labrador Retrievers, Crosby and Milo.