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Timothy A. Pahel

Academic Biography:
Tim Pahel is an Associate Professor of Music and is the Director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Monmouth College. His duties include directing the Monmouth Chorale and Chamber Choir, teaching private voice, conducting, and courses in the Music Education curriculum. He is the faculty advisor for the Scotsmen, the Sassy Lassies, and for the Monmouth chapter of the National Association for Music Education. Prior to coming to Monmouth, Pahel served as Assistant Professor and Music Coordinator at Carl Sandburg College and also taught courses and directed ensembles at Knox College.

Dr. Pahel is the director of the Galesburg Community Chorus, and with that group has conducted works including, most recently, Verdi's Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, and Orff’s Carmina Burana.

Pahel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, a Master of Music degree from the University of Illinois, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Iowa, where he studied conducting with Dr. Timothy Stalter. While a student at the University of Iowa, he conducted Camerata, one of the University’s auditioned choral ensembles.

An active member of the American Choral Directors Association, Music Educators National Conference, the Illinois Music Educators Association, and the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Pahel is a frequent adjudicator for high school solo and ensemble contests as well as a clinician for large group contests and festivals.

Courses Taught:
MUSI 181 Monmouth Chorale
MUSI 134 Monmouth Chamber Choir
MUSI 151/152 Applied Voice
MUSI 301 Introduction to Conducting
MUSI 256 Vocal Diction and Literature
MCTE 383 Secondary Vocal Music Curriculum and Instruction
INTG 101 Introduction to Liberal Arts

B.A. Lawrence University
M.M. University of Illinois
D.M.A. University of Iowa

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