Dr. William Wyman, D.M.A.

Title: 
Professor of Music
Phone: 
(402) 465-2288
Email: 
waw [at] NebrWesleyan.edu
Office: 
Rogers Fine Arts 300
Office hours: 

By appointment

Background: 

On the faculty of Nebraska Wesleyan University since 1975 and currently serving as Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities.

Education: 

B.A. in Music, Bethany College (WV) 1964
Master of Music Education, West Virginia University 1967
Doctor of Musical Arts, West Virginia University 1971
Post Doctoral Study, Westminster Choir College, 1973
Post Doctoral Study, Ohio State University, 1980

Teaching philosophy: 

My studio and classroom philosophy is student centered and based on mutual respect and the expectation of consistent effort, commitment to excellence and encouragement for the love of learning.

Courses taught: 

Beginning Conducting
Advanced Choral Conducting
Conductor, Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir
Conductor, Wesleyan Chamber Singers
Conductor and Music Director, Lincoln Choral Artists,(formerly Lincoln Civic Choir)
Opera Theater

Course schedule: 

Fall

Beginning Conducting
Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir
Wesleyan Chamber Singers
Lincoln Choral Artists (formerly Lincoln Civic Choir)

Spring

Advanced Choral Conducting
Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir
Wesleyan Chamber Singers
Lincoln Choral Artists (formerly Lincoln Civic Choir)
Opera Theater

Research and academic interests: 

Choral Programming
The Pedagogy of Conducting
The Voice in the Choral Setting

Service interests: 

Director of Music Saint Paul United Methodist Church, Lincoln, NE
Board of Directors, Edenton South Homeowners Association

Professional and community affiliations, certifications and awards: 

Choral Director of the Year, Nebraska Choral Directors Association
Hall of Fame, Nebraska Music Educators Association
Fulbright Appointment in Vocal Music, Seoul, Korea
Alumni Achievement Award, Bethany College (WV)
Phi Kappa Phi induction, Nebraska Wesleyan University
City of Lincoln Mayor's Arts Award in Arts Leadership
Board of Directors, Nebraska Choral Directors Association
Cornell Runestad Award, Nebraska Choral Directors Association