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Deborah HansenDeborah Hansen

Associate Professor
Department Chair

300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4459
Fax: 509.777.3739
Office Location: Music Building 109
Email: dhansen@whitworth.edu

Education

D.M.A. Arizona State University
M.A. California State University, Fullerton
B.A. Occidental College

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty

1995

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Choral music; conducting; music theory; choral arranging; musical theatre direction; freshman advising

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Director of Music at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, in Spokane.

Created choral arrangement of Agnus Dei (by Paul Halley, originally for SATB) for SSAA, performed by the Whitworth Women's Choir (2007).

Member of selection committee for invited Canadian choirs to Northwest Regional Convention of American Choral Directors Association (2008).

Vocal director/conductor for such musicals as "Guys and Dolls," "Fiddler on the Roof" and "Cotton Patch Gospel" at Whitworth; conducted Whitworth choir tours in the Pacific Northwest; conductor for Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre; sang with the Los Angeles Master Chorale/Roger Wagner Chorale.

Serves as institutional representative to National Association of Schools of Music and as institutional representative to Washington University Music Administrators.