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School of Music
Hargreaves Music Building (MU) 203
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
Kerry Glann joins the Ball State University faculty in Fall of 2014 as Associate Director of Choral Activities. He conducts the Concert Choir and Women’s Chorus, supervises the activities of the Choral Union, and works with conducting students at both 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 is completing a D.M.A. in choral conducting at the University of North Texas. As 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 the Ohio Music Education Association Professional Conference and with the Canton Symphony Orchestra. He served as Women's Chorus Repertoire and Standards Chair for the Ohio Choral Directors Association and 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 and Il tabarro with Opera Per Tutti, Madame Butterfly for the Solon (Ohio) Center for the Arts, and Trial by Jury, Gallantry, and The Medium at Kent State University.
His conducting teachers include Richard Mathey, C.M. Shearer, and Jerry McCoy.
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