- Sally McGill
- 57:320 year(s):day(s)
- United States (Aurora)
The longest tenure as a choir director is 57 years 320 days and was achieved by Sally McGill (USA), as verified on 17 November 2019.
Sally became a choir director due to her love of choral music and the continuous support she received from her high school choral director.
Sally's favourite aspect of her career is directing the Christmas Vespers event at her church, which takes place every year a few weeks before Christmas Day.
She says that patience is definitely a virtue when it comes to being a choir director, as it can be challenging dealing with so many different personalities and varying levels of musical ability.