Associate Director of Choral Studies
Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education
M.M., B.M., Western Michigan University
Mr. Vance conducts the BW Women’s Choir, teaches courses in choral methods, and observes student teachers. He also conducts the Youth and Senior Honors Chorales through the BW Conservatory Outreach Department.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Vance served as Visiting Instructor in Choral Conducting and Music Education at Xavier University and Visiting Director of Choral Activities at Gettysburg College. Originally from the Detroit area, he holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music Education, Vocal Performance, and Choral Conducting from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. Mr. Vance is active as a countertenor soloist and private vocal instructor and is currently completing the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.