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School of Music
Hargreaves Music Building (MU) 203
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
Kerry Glann, Associate Director of Choral Activities, conducts the Concert Choir and Women’s Chorus, supervises the activities of the University Choral Union, serves as chorus master for Ball State Opera productions, and teaches conducting and choral literature at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Glann previously taught in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, where he conducted several choirs, taught courses in choral music education, and acted as musical director and general manager of opera. He holds a B.M. in music education from Bowling Green State University, an M.M. in conducting from Kent State University, and a D.M.A. in choral conducting from the University of North Texas (UNT). While a Teaching Fellow at UNT, he conducted the UNT Women’s Chorus, taught undergraduate conducting, and was assistant to the early music ensemble Collegium Singers. Choirs under his direction have appeared at conferences of the Indiana Music Education Association and the Ohio Music Education Association and with the Canton (Ohio) Symphony Orchestra. He currently serves as College and University Repertoire & Standards Chair for the Indiana Choral Directors Association, and he taught in the public schools of Ohio for five years.
An experienced theatre conductor, Glann spent 17 seasons as musical director of The Huron Playhouse, a non-profit, professional-grade summer theatre in Huron, Ohio, where he led performances of over thirty productions. His operatic conducting credits include I Pagliacci, Il Tabarro, Madame Butterfly, Trial by Jury, The Pirates of Penzance, Gallantry, and The Medium.
His conducting teachers include Richard Mathey, C.M. Shearer, and Jerry McCoy.
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