About Mitchell Covington

Choral Music Composition


Mitchell Covington is an award-winning composer, arranger, conductor and educator, working in the San Francisco Bay Area. His compositions include works for orchestra, chorus, stage, film, and television. His music has been performed throughout the United States and Europe.


Mitchell is the recipient of the Met Life, Aaron Copeland Foundation “Meet the Composer” Award, a Northern California Emmy Award and various film festival awards and prizes.

Mitchell received a Master's degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, graduating with honors. Mitchell has served on the Executive Boards of the California Choral Director’s Association and the American Choral Director’s Association—Western Division. He frequently serves as guest-conductor, adjudicator and clinician for church and school choirs throughout the SF Bay Area and for choir festivals and conferences.


Mitchell believes in the power of choral music to change lives and make our world a better place. When composing, Mitchell looks for texts with a positive message.