Michael J. Weber is the Associate Director of Choral Activities at North Dakota State University. Dr. Weber conducts the Madrigal Singers and The Statesmen at NDSU, in addition to teaching classes in choral conducting, choral literature, and music education. He also conducts the Cathedral Choir at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead, Minnesota. He was previously the conductor and artistic director for the Grand Forks Master Chorale in Grand Forks, ND. Dr. Weber has extensive experience as a music director, conductor, and stage director for numerous musical theatre productions in Maryland, Texas, California, and North Dakota. He is a founding faculty member for the Summer Performing Arts Company with the Grand Forks Public School District in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Dr. Weber holds degrees from the University of North Dakota, California State University, Fullerton, and the University of Arizona. Prior to his current appointment at North Dakota State University, he was a faculty member at Salisbury University and Victoria College. He has also taught all levels of music at public schools in North Dakota and has been a guest clinician/conductor of numerous festivals and honor groups throughout the United States.
In 1998, Dr. Weber received the Outstanding Faculty Award from the Student Government Association at Salisbury University and in the same year was named to Who’s Who in America. In 2004, he was named a Preferred Professor by the NDSU Mortar Board chapter. In 2006, he received the Distinguished Educator Award by the NDSU Blue Key National Honor Society chapter. He has recently published choral pieces for SAB and TTBB choirs with Alliance Music Publications and Alfred Music Publishing.
Dr. Weber is currently the President-Elect for the North Dakota American Choral Directors Association and recently served as Treasurer for the North Central Division of the American Choral Directors Association.
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