Holly Swartzendruber, D.M.A.

Adjunct Professor of Voice and Vocal Pedagogy

Email: hollys@tabor.edu
Department: Music

Education

  • DMA, Vocal Performance, University of Kansas, 2001
  • MM, Vocal Performance with an Emphasis in Vocal Pedagogy, Ohio University, 1997
  • BA, Music (Minor: German), Goshen College, 1994

Professional Background

  • Adjunct Professor of Voice and Vocal Pedagogy, Tabor College. 2009-present
  • Adjunct Instructor, Hesston College, 2009-present
  • Assistant Professor of Voice and Vocal Pedagogy, Tabor College, 2003-2009

Recognitions & Awards

  • Clarence R. Hiebert Excellence in Teaching Award (Tabor College), 2009

Courses Taught

  • Private Voice instruction (Tabor and Hesston)
  • Vocal Pedagogy and Diction (Tabor)
  • First-year Music Theory (Tabor, 2003-2009 and Hesston 2012, 2013))
  • First-year Ear-training/Sight-singing (Tabor, 2003-2009)
  • Introduction to Fine Arts (Tabor, 2003-2009)
  • Introduction to Music Theory (Hesston, 2011)
  • Music Theatre Workshop (Hesston, 2011)

Performing Experience

  • Mother, Menotti Amahl and the Night Visitors, Hesston College, Hesston, KS 2013
  • Soprano soloist, Britten Ceremony of Carols Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS 2013
  • Soprano soloist, Handel Messiah Reno Choral Society, Hutchinson, KS 2013
  • Soprano soloist, Handel Messiah Reno Choral Society, Hutchinson, KS 2012
  • Soprano soloist, Bach Cantata 79 duet, Gott, ach, Gott Haydn Missa in Augustiis (excerpts), Goshen College Choirs and the Toledo Symphony, directed by Vance George 2012
  • Soprano soloist, Handel Messiah Hesston College, Hesston, KS 2011
  • Duet Recital, An Afternoon of Song Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS 2010
  • Many other performances

Other

  • Coordinator of Music in Worship (First Mennonite Church, Hillsboro), 2009-present