Richard Sparks is a conductor.
He's Professor of Music at the University of North Texas, where he conducts the University Singers and Collegium Singers, and is also Chair of the Division of Conducting and Ensembles.
From 1999-2011 he was Artistic Director and Conductor of Pro Coro Canada in Edmonton, Alberta--a professional chamber choir; and a free-lance conductor/clinician working in the US, Canada, and Europe. He spent considerable time working with the Swedish Radio Choir in 2007 and 2008.
He's Conductor Emeritus of Choral Arts in Seattle, WA (which he founded and conducted from 1993-2006) and was Director of Choral Activities at Pacific Lutheran University from 1983-2001.