Professor Robert Bode Named Chair of Vocal Studies


Conservatory vocal professor Robert Bode has accepted a three-year term as Chair of Vocal Studies, effective September 1, 2012–May 2015.

Among his duties, Robert will be the chief liaison between the vocal area and the office of the dean, make recommendations regarding faculty teaching assignments, enrollment goals, new faculty hires, and hold regularly scheduled meetings for the vocal area. Additionally, Robert will participate in the Conservatory's associate deans/division chairs meetings.

Dean Peter Witte notes, "Since his 2010 appointment as the Neevel/Missouri Professor of Choral Music and Director of Choral Studies at the Conservatory, Robert's contributions have made a significant impact in the rehearsal hall, the concert hall, and in our many communities."


For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949