Professor of Music
Director of Choral and Vocal Activities
Musical Theatre Program Co-Coordinator
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Jeffrey Bauman is the Director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Young Harris College. He directs the College Choir and Chamber Choir, teaches applied voice and conducting, and serves as co-coordinator for the Musical Theater Program. Mr. Bauman has served ACDA at the state level and is the former chair of the national choral advisory council for NAfME for whom he served on the planning committees for the 2015 and 2016 national conventions.
Mr. Bauman holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music Education and Music Performance from Spring Arbor University and Master of Music degrees in Choral Conducting Performance and Vocal Performance from Bowling Green State University. He is frequently asked to serve as a choral adjudicator and clinician, working with school music programs and directing honor choirs throughout the state.
Under Mr. Bauman’s direction, choirs from Young Harris have performed at GMEA and ACDA conventions and made successful European tours in recent years, including a week spent in residence at the Hochschule for Music and Theater in Munich, Germany.
A former NATS winner, Mr. Bauman has performed leading roles in Opera and Musical Theater with Opera South Carolina, Atlanta Lyric Theater, Toledo Opera, Asheville Lyric Opera, and Opera Lenawee. In addition to his YHC responsibilities, Mr. Bauman is the Director of Music at the First United Methodist Church of Union County.