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Lesley Mann

school of music faculty lesley mannLesley Maxwell Mann is an Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education at Belmont University, where she coordinates the student teaching program, and teaches coursework in Choral Methods, Middle School Methods, and Behavior Modification. She is the conductor of the Women’s Chorus, a large choir of women comprised of majors across the university. Previously, Dr. Mann served on faculty at the College of Central Florida, teaching applied voice and directing the Concert Choir and Musical Theatre ensemble. Dr. Mann was also the Director of Choral Activities at William R. Boone High School in Orlando, FL.

 As a performer, she has sung with the Tallahassee Bach Parley, an ensemble incorporating historically-informed performance practice of Baroque music. At Walt Disney World, she sang with the Voices of Liberty and swam with Finding Nemo, the Musical! She has been a professional soloist with the Florida ACDA High School honor choir, and a featured soloist in many concerts with the Festival Singers of Florida.

 She received her Bachelor of Music Education, Master of Music Education, and PhD in Choral Conducting and Music Education from the Florida State University, studying with Andre Thomas, Judy Bowers, Kevin Fenton, and John Geringer.

 Dr. Mann is an active conductor, clinician, and adjudicator. Her research interests include vocal pedagogy in the choral setting, conducting gesture, and teacher education.

Contact: lesley.mann@belmont.edu