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Jeffrey Bauman

Mr. Jeff M. Bauman

Professor of Music; Chair, Department of Music; Director of Choral and Vocal Activities - Fine Arts

(706) 379-5155

Professor of Music Jeffrey Bauman joined the YHC faculty in 1992.  He is the Director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Young Harris College where he directs the Concert Choir and Chamber Choir, teaches applied voice and conducting, and serves as Chair of the Department of Music.  Choirs under his direction have sung in some of the greatest European venues, performed for ACDA and GMEA conventions, and regularly tour the U.S.  A life member of ACDA, Professor Bauman serves as clinician for choral events throughout Georgia and is a certified head adjudicator for performance evaluation.  Jeff recently served on the national choral advisory council for NAfME, including two years as chair of that committee.

A former NATS winner, Jeff has performed leading operatic roles throughout the southeast and regularly appears in concert and on the rosters of professional choral organizations. Singers from his voice studio regularly win and place at regional and national singing competitions.  In addition to these responsibilities, Mr. Bauman is the Director of Music at the First United Methodist Church of Union County where he has served for twenty-four years.  He resides in Blairsville with his lovely wife Diane.



  • Master of Music, Music Performance (Voice and Choral Conducting), Bowling Green State University
  • B.A. Music, Spring Arbor College
Areas of Teaching Specialties/Research Interests: 
  • Choral Conducting
  • Vocal Pedagogy
  • Conducting
  • Musical Theatre