Jimmy Baas, Composer
Jimmy Baas is a high school choir director at Arlington HS in Arlington, Texas. He previously taught
middle school and high school choirs in Central Texas. He has been a professional accompanist for
several middle school and high school honor choruses in the state of Texas, Reading Sessions for
Texas Choral Directors Association, All-State Choir sectionals, a two-time accompanist
for the Texas All-State’s Men’s Choir, and several musical theater productions over the years. Baas
received a Bachelor’s of Music Education from McNeese State University, Lake Charles,
Louisiana in 1988. He received a Master’s of Music Education from Lamar University, Beaumont, TXin 1990.