MAURICE SHEPPARD has directed the Santa Fe Harmonizers since January 2016. A North Carolina native, he moved to New Mexico to work as a chemist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Maurice has sung both bass and tenor in barbershop quartets and choruses for many years. He has regularly attended directing and singing workshops sponsored by the Barbershop Harmony Association and several BHS districts. Maurice also directs the Lasses and Lads of Enchantment (LALOE), who rehearse on Thursday evenings in Los Alamos. His son, Daniel, sings bass in LALOE and in quartets. Maurice and his wife live near Los Alamos.