Jeffrey Buettner

Director of Choral Activities

Associate Professor of Music

 
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Jeffrey Buettner, DMA is Director of Choral Activities and Associate Professor of Music at Middlebury College where he conducts the College Choir, directs and performs with the Collegium, and teaches courses in conducting and ensemble vocal music, and the seminar “Singing Communities.” He is co-founder/music director of the Middlebury Bach Festival/Bach Concerts, and conducted the Opera Company of Middlebury production of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas in 2015. He has conducted at the New York Summer Music Festival and in choral festivals in the Midwest and Northeast. Professor Buettner has traveled to Ukraine for research in Romani music on several occasions since 1999, and as a Fulbright Scholar to Kharkiv State University of Arts in 2010 where he conducted the University Choir. He has presented his research of Romani vocal music (“Gypsy Choirs”) of Ukraine and Russia at national and international conferences, including the 2015 ACDA national conference, and performance study of Gluck’s Orfeo and Handel’s Esther at regional conferences. He has written and performed several arrangements of American and Romani songs, with the Middlebury College Choir and other ensembles. He received the DMA from Michigan State University, MM from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and BM from St. Olaf College.

 

 

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Department of Music

Mahaney Center for the Arts
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Middlebury College
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