Jeffery Wall currently serves as Director of Choral Studies at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK where he is also the Chair of the Department of Music. He conducts the University Singers and the University/Community Chorus. He has recently co-founded a startup professional-level chamber choir headquartered in Broken Arrow, OK called Vox Solaris. He came to NSU from Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS where he was the Elmer F. Pierson Distinguished Professor of Music. He served as Co-Chair of the Music Department and Director of Choral/Vocal Activities at Bethany. He conducted several student choirs, and the Bethany Oratorio Society for the annual Messiah Festival of the Arts. Dr. Wall conducted Handel's Messiah and J.S. Bach's Passion According to St. Matthew annually. Additionally, he has teaching experience in choral pedagogy and conducting, applied voice, and other vocal music classes.
Dr. Wall is in demand as a conductor, teacher, clinician, and adjudicator. He has experience in collegiate, high school, professional, community, and church settings. He has served as Visiting Director of Choral Activities at Georgia State University in Atlanta and Director of Choral & Vocal Activities at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, NM.
He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) degree from the University of South Carolina, M.M. from The University of Tennessee, and a B.M. from Texas Tech University.
As a graduate teaching assistant at the University of South Carolina, he premiered and directed the University Carolers, he directed many of the other choirs, taught music theory, aural skills, music appreciation, and instrumental conducting. At the University of Tennessee, he was conductor of the U.T. Women's Chorus. He also taught grades 7-12 in the public schools of Lubbock, TX.
Dr. Wall is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association, the National Association for Music Education, the National Collegiate Choral Association, and the College Music Society.