Professor of Music
Director of Choral and Vocal Activities
Musical Theatre Program Co-Coordinator
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Jeffrey Bauman has been the Director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Young Harris College since 1992. He directs the Chamber Choir, teaches applied voice and conducting, and serves as music director and co-coordinator for the Musical Theater Program. Mr. Bauman has served ACDA at the state level and currently serves as the national chair of the choral advisory council for NAfME. He is also on the planning committee for the 2015 national in-service conference in Nashville, TN.
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. His choral compositions and arrangements have been heard at ACDA conventions and GMEA honor choir events, and are frequently performed by the Young Harris College Choral groups.
Under Mr. Bauman’s direction, choirs from Young Harris have 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, Jeff 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.