Allen Pote

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Allen Pote
Born 1945
Occupation Composer
Spouse Susan Pote

Allen Pote (b. 1945) is a composer of religious music and, with his wife Susan, co-founder of the Pensacola Children's Chorus.

Born in Halstead, Kansas, Pote earned a diploma in Church Music from Texas Christian University. He studied in Brussels on a Fulbright scholarship and took advanced work at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. For twenty-two years he served as a full-time Director of Music in churches in Texas and Florida. In 1990 he became accompanist of the Pensacola Children's Chorus (then called the "Pensacola Symphony Children's Chorus") under the direction of his wife, Susan Pote.


Allen Pote is a nationally-known composer, having published more than 300 choral works and 14 musicals. Some of his compositions include:

Awards & Associations[edit]

Together with his wife, Susan: