Visiting Lecturer

Ricardo (Ric) Campero received his Bachelor’s of Music in Music Education from the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music in 1979.

Mr. Campero taught instrumental and choral programs at Ceres High School for 25 years, then decided to apply his talents at the elementary level where he was successful at increasing music participation and further encouraging enrollment in the junior high school and high school music programs.  Mr. Campero retired from Ceres Unified School District in 2018 after 38 years.

Mr. Campero served as assistant director for The Stockton Chorale and Master Chorale and currently serves the Stockton community through music as director of The Stockton Singers, in affiliation with The Stockton Chorale, and director of the Central United Methodist Church Chancel Choir.

Mr. Campero is in demand as a choral singer and soloist, as well as a clinician.  He will be conducting the San Joaquin and Stanislaus County Jr. High School Honor Choirs in Spring 2022. 


BM, University of the Pacific