Lisa Fredenburgh, DMA

Lisa FredenburghAssociate Professor of Music, Program Chair, Director of Choral Activities
College of Arts and Sciences

Office Location: Parolini Music Center, Room 106
Telephone: 630-844-4577
Fax: 630-844-7830

Under the leadership of Lisa Fredenburgh, the University Chorale and Chamber Choir perform both on campus and away serving the AU community and communities throughout the Midwest.  She has held previous conducting posts at University of Central Missouri, Meredith College in Raleigh, NC and with the Opera Company of North Carolina and Capitol Opera Raleigh. She holds a DMA and two MM degrees from the University of Arizona where she studied under Maurice Skones, Thomas Hilbish, Jerry McCoy and Kenneth Jennings. Her BA in music education was earned at Luther College, under Weston Noble. 

Fredenburgh often serves as guest conductor, lecturer and clinician locally, nationally and abroad.  She has conducted All-State Choirs in Tennessee, Georgia, New York, Arkansas, and North Carolina.  She has conducted and taught master classes in the Dominican Republic, Panama and in Bolivia.  She is a frequent presenter at national-, regional- and state-level professional organizations in the fields of Women’s Choral Music, and the Music of Latin America.  She currently serves as Central Division Chair for the Women’s Choir Repertoire & Standards Committee for the American Choral Directors Association and was formerly a member of the steering committee for the 50th Anniversary National Convention in 2009.  

D.M.A. Conducting, The University of Arizona
M.M. Vocal Performance, The University of Arizona
M.M. Conducting, The University of Arizona
B.A. Music Education, Luther College, Decorah, IA 

Courses Taught
Aurora University Chorale
AU Chamber Choir
Applied Study in Conducting
Music Appreciation

Highlights of Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions
Conducted All-State choirs in New York, Tennessee, Georgia, Arkansas, North Carolina and Regional Honor choirs in the Midwest and East Coast
Guest-conducted National Choir of the Dominican Republic
Cultural specialist for United States Information Service in Bolivia
National Chair for Women's Choirs Repertoire and Standards Committee: ACDA 2000-2006
Steering Committee: Assistant Program Chair for 2009 National ACDA Convention, Oklahoma City, OK
Member of Grant Park Symphony Chorus, summer 2009
Member of Kansas City Chorale, 2008-2009 season