Jennifer K. Canfield considers herself a Musician - Educator. She has taught general music to students in kindergarten through college and has directed middle school, high school, and college choirs for over 17 years. As a soprano soloist, she has performed with opera companies, symphonies, and choral groups throughout the southeast United States as well as in England. She is also an accomplished accompanist; working with soloists, community, church, and university choirs.
Composing and arranging have always been a passion and her mentors, Dr. William Powell and Dr. Rosephanye Dunn-Powell have encouraged her in those endeavors. She enjoys writing sacred and secular music and has an interest in composing and arranging for treble choirs. Her music has been performed by state ACDA choral groups, university, and church choirs.
A graduate of Troy State University, she holds both the B.M.E. and M.S. degrees. She received her PhD in Choral Music Education from Auburn University and is currently an Assistant Professor of Music in charge of Choral Music Education at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama. Currently, she serves as the Alabama ACDA R&S Chair for Women’s Choirs. She resides in Auburn, Alabama with her physician husband and pugs.