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Deborah Chandler
Associate Professor
School of Visual & Performing Arts
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318-342-1592
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Deborah L Chandler, PhD
Associate Professor, Music

Education

Ph D

2004, Music Education/Choral Conducting
Florida State University

MM

1984, Music Education
Florida State University

BM

1981, Music Education
Valdosta State University

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Creative Works

Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Choir Tour 2010.. (March 7 2010).
Music Conducting - Professional Ensemble, Regular, Rutter Gloria, Monroe< LA. (April 24 2010).
Music Performance - Participation, Conductors Chorus, Baton Rouge, LA. (October 28 2010).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Cabaret, Monroe, La. (August 25 2010).
Music Conducting - Professional Ensemble, Regular, Broadway A la carte, Monroe, La. (August 16 2010).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, District Music Educators Workshop, Shreveport, Louisiana. (January 14 2011).
Music Conducting - Regional, All-State, or Prof Ensemble, All State Honor Choir conductor, Charlottesville, Virginia. (February 10 2011).
Music - Adjudicator, Clinician, or Consultant, Choral techniques, Lexington Elementary. (February 28 2011).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, District Honor Choir, Shreveport, Louisiana. (March 18 2011).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, TOUR, State of Louisiana and Brookhaven, MS. (March 26 2011).
Music Conducting - Non-Prof Ensemble, Regular, Faure Requiem, Monroe, La. (January 26 2011).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, ULM Fall Concert, Monroe, La. (November 8 2011).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Christmas between the Rivers, Oak Grove, La. (December 1 2011).
Music Conducting - Professional Ensemble, Regular, Christmas Concert with MSO, Monroe, La. (December 10 2011).
Music Performance - Major Participant, Opera/Musical, Hodie, Vaughn Williams, Monroe, La. (December 19 2011).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Composer in Residence Concert, Monroe, La. (February 25 2012).
Music Conducting - Regional, All-State, or Prof Ensemble, North Carolina Honor Choir, Pembroke, NC. (March 2 2012).
Music - Adjudicator, Clinician, or Consultant, Caddo Parrish Choral Festival, Shreveport, La. (March 8 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Choir Recruiting Tour, St. James Episcopal Church Alexandria, La. (March 18 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Choir Recruiting Tour, HL Bourgeois High School, Gray, La. (March 19 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Choir Recruiting Tour, Terrebonne High School. Houma, La. (March 19 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Choir Recruiting Tour, Destrehan High School, Destrahan, La. (March 19 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Choir Recruiting Tour, French Market, New Orleans, La. (March 19 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Choir Recruitiing Tour, Hahnville High School, Hahnville, La. (March 19 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Choir Recruiting Tour, Lafayette High School, Lafayette, La. (March 20 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Choir Recruiting Tour, Alexandria High School, Alexandria, La. (March 20 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Choir Recruiting Tour, Broadmoor High School, Baton Rouge, La. (March 20 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Spring Tour, Louisiana. (March 18 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Choir Recruiting Tour, Grace Christian School, Alexandria, La. (March 21 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Choir Recruiting Tour, Ruston High School, Ruston, La. (March 21 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, ULM Spring Concert, Monroe, La. (March 22 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Performance/recruiting, West Monroe High School, West Monroe, La. (March 23 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Tour 2012-13, Caddo Magnet High School, Shreveport, La. (October 3 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Tour 2012-13, CE Bryd High School, Shreveport,, La. (October 3 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Tour 2012-13, Panolla Community College, Carthage, Texas. (October 4 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, , Kilgore High School, Kilgore, Texas. (October 4 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Tour 2012-13, Tioga High School, Pineville, La. (October 5 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Tour 2012-13, Alexandria High School. Alexandria, La. (October 5 2012).
Music Conducting - Professional Ensemble, Regular, Mass of the Children, First United Methodist Church Monroe, La. (August 20 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Christmas Between the Rivers, Oak Grove> La. (November 21 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Christmas at ULM, ULM. (October 20 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, ULM Holiday Celebration, Monroe, La. (November 29 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Christmas at Bon Aire, Monroe, La. (December 13 2012).
Music Conducting - Regional, All-State, or Prof Ensemble, District 7 Honor Choir, Houma, La. (January 20 2013).
Music - Adjudicator, Clinician, or Consultant, Honor Choir, District 1 Honor Choirs - Monroe, La. (February 4 2013).
Music Performance - Participation, , ULM. (February 12 2013).
Music - Adjudicator, Clinician, or Consultant, Choral Technique, Neville High School, Monroe, La. (February 15 2013).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Black History Concert, Delta Community College - Monroe, La. (February 6 2013).
Music - Adjudicator, Clinician, or Consultant, Honor Choir, LMEA - Monroe, La. (February 28 2013).
Music - Adjudicator, Clinician, or Consultant, Southern Choral Classic, ULM. (March 1 2013).
Music - Adjudicator, Clinician, or Consultant, Improving the Choral Sound, West Ouachita High School. (March 4 2013).
Music - Adjudicator, Clinician, or Consultant, Clinican, Norphlet High School, Norphlet, La. (March 21 2013).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, A Tapestry fo Song, Brown Auditorium. (January 2013).
Music - Adjudicator, Clinician, or Consultant, Choral Literature, Ruston High School, Ruston, La. (April 2 2013).
Music Conducting - Professional Ensemble, Regular, John Williams Evening, Monroe, La. (January 17 2013).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Regular, Student Recital, Biedenharn Recital Hall. (April 11 2013).
Music Conducting - Professional Ensemble, Regular, Russia to Beethoven, Monroe, La. (January 17 2013).
Music Performance - Major Participant, Opera/Musical, Guys and Dolls, Brown Auditorium. (November 2012).
Music Conducting - University or Other Ensemble, Spring Concert, Brown Auditorium. (January 2013).

Recent Publications

Chandler, D. (2004). Recent Histories of Choirs and Choral Conductors (pp. 46). Oklahoma City, OK: Choral Journal.
Chandler, D. (2005). Colleen Jean Kirk (1918-2004): Her Life, Career, and Her Influence on American Choral Music Educationi (pp. 304). Tallahassee, Fl: Florida State University.

Research Grants

Chandler, D., "The Trevor Project - Taking it Local" (), $2500. (May 4 2013 - Present).

Awards & Honors

2014 Foundation Award for Excellence -- Artistic/Creativitiy.

February 2011 Service Award.

May 2008 Volunteer of Month.

April 2008 Artist of the Year Nominee.

February 2008 Northeast LA Arts Award Artist of the Year Nominee.

July 2007 Representative of Colleges and Universities.

July 2007 Co Chairperson State College/Univeristies Honor Choir.

April 2007 Honorary Member.

November 2006 Honorary Member.

March 2003 Member.

May 1996 Corinne Holleman Achievement Award.

Courses Taught

FRYS 1001Freshman Year Seminar, 1 course(s)

MSED 3075CONDUCTING/LITERATURE I, 1 course(s)

MSED 4001SPECIAL PROBLEMS, 13 course(s)

MSED 4090CHORAL REPERTOIRE, 3 course(s)

MUSC 1001Fund Of Music Theory, 3 course(s)

MUSC 1091ENJOYMENT OF MUSIC, 5 course(s)

MUSC 2006UNIVERSITY CHORALE, 22 course(s)

MUSC 2073ELEMENTARY CONDUCTING, 1 course(s)

MUSC 3030University Chorale, 2 course(s)

MUSC 4002Perform/Ensemble, 8 course(s)

MUSC 4003PERFORMANCE AND ENSEMBLE, 6 course(s)

MUSC 4029CONCERT CHOIR, 27 course(s)

MUSC 4033MADRIGALIANS, 27 course(s)

MUSC 4076CHORAL CONDUCTING, 13 course(s)

MUSC 4090Full Recital, 1 course(s)

MUSC 4098CHORAL LITERATURE, 13 course(s)

MUSC 5078Conducting Practicum: Choral, 1 course(s)

MUSC 5082Advanced Choral Conducting, 5 course(s)

MUSC 5085CONDUCTING PRACTICUM, 4 course(s)

MUSC 5097Graduate Recital, 4 course(s)