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Barbara L. Hall

H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Music Emeritus Humanities, Music, Performing Arts Program
Work Grant Hall—312 Work Phone: 859.238.5431
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Biographical Info

Barbara Hall retired as H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Music Emeritus in 2015, after teaching since 1980. She held the Stodghill Professorship in Humanities since its inception in 2004 and is the former chair of the division of arts and humanities. Before her retirement, she received the 2015 C. Eric Mount Jr. Award, for outstanding dedication and leadership, and the David F. Hughes Memorial Award presented by Omicron Delta Kappa for service to the College.

A veteran teacher, conductor, and performer, Hall directed Centre’s choral program, which includes student groups such as Centre Singers, Women’s Voices, and Centre Men. She teaches humanities, music history, theory, and conducting. Hall founded and directs the Danville Summer Singers and Sounding Joy, an auditioned women’s ensemble of 30-32 singers.

Hall is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, the National Collegiate Choral Organization, and the College Music Society. She is past governor of the Association of Teachers of Singing.

Hall earned a B.M. at the University of Michigan, an M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a D.M. from Indiana University.

To read about Hall’s work with the student performance of Dido and Aeneas, click here.


File last updated: 06/05/15

Categories: Emeritus Faculty