Location: Oklahoma, USA
Jeffery Wall is Director of Choral Studies at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. In that capacity, he conducts the University Singers and the University/Community Chorus. He also teaches Advanced Choral Conducting.
He comes to NSU from Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS where he was the Elmer F. Pierson Distinguished Professor of Music and Co-Chair of the Music Department. He served as Director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Bethany. He conducted several student choirs and the Bethany Oratorio Chorus for the annual Messiah Festival of the Arts. Dr. Wall conducted Handel's Messiah and J.S. Bach's Passion According to St. Matthew annually. Additionally, he has teaching experience in choral pedagogy, conducting, aural skills, applied voice, and other vocal music classes.
Dr. Wall is in demand as a conductor, teacher, clinician, adjudicator, and baritone soloist. He has experience in collegiate, high school, professional, community, and church settings. He has served as a faculty member at Georgia State University in Atlanta and New Mexico Jr. College in Hobbs, NM. He has also taught public school, grades 7-12 in Lubbock, TX. Wall frequenly sings with the Ken Davis Chorale, based out of the Dallas area. He is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association, the National Collegiate Choral Organization, the National Association for Music Educators, the College Music Society, and several other professional organizations.
He holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Music Education from Texas Tech University where he studied choral music under Dr. Kenneth Davis and voice from baritone, Gerald Dolter. Dr. Wall received his Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where he studied under Dr. David Stutzenberger, Dr. Angela Batey, and voice from Marjorie-Bennett-Stephens. His Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting was earned at the University of South Carolina under the tutelage of Dr. Larry Wyatt.