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.