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Janie Brokenicky is in her second year as Assistant Professor of Choral Music at Tabor College. She serves as director of Concerto Bella Voce and teaches courses in music theory, sight singing and ear training, and private voice. Prior to joining Tabor College, Brokenicky taught at Riley County High School for five years, where she directed the Concert Choir, Women’s Choir, vocal jazz, taught music theory, and founded the musical theater department. Following her first year of teaching, the Riley County women’s choir was selected to perform at the 2009 Kansas Music Educators Convention in Wichita. In 2010 and 2012 her Concert Choir received first place in the Worlds of Fun Choral Competition. Teaching honors include the 2009 Kansas Horizon Award for outstanding achievement as a first year teacher and the 2010 KCDA Young Director of the Year. She was selected to conduct the 2009 Women’s Choir for the University of Nebraska at Kearney Choral Clinic, in addition to several high school and middle level honor choirs.
She received her Bachelors in Music Education and Secondary Education Mathematics from Kansas State University in 2007 and a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance and Choral Conducting in 2012. Brokenicky studied private voice with Dr. Patricia Thompson and choral conducting with Dr. Julie Yu and Dr. Joshua Oppenheim. She has been a guest soloist with the Wichita Chamber Chorale, Kansas State University Symphony Orchestra, Fort Hays Symphony Orchestra, and Flint Hills Chorale. Currently, Brokenicky is a member of the Flint Hills Trio with pianist Amanda Arrington and cellist Dr. David Littrell, both of Manhattan.
Brokenicky and her husband, Cole, were very excited to welcome their first daughter, Ava, this past June.