Dr. Allyss Haecker currently serves as the director of the Riverside Singers at Augsburg University and the Colonial Chorale at Colonial Church in Edina, MN. Dr. Haecker has recently joined the music faculty at the Shattuck-St. Mary’s School as a voice teacher within their Vocal Performance Program. She is also the Artistic Coordinator of the Northfield Youth Choir program and conductor of the Concert Choir. Formerly, she was on the voice faculty at St. Olaf College and was the conductor of one of the college’s choirs, Cantorei. Dr. Haecker served as an Associate Professor of Music and the Director of Choral and Vocal Studies at Emory & Henry College (VA) where she taught voice, conducting, choral methods, vocal pedagogy, diction, and directed the Concert and Chamber Choirs. Dr. Haecker has also served as the Director of Vocal and Choral Studies at Newberry College (SC) and the National Music Conservatory in Amman, Jordan. To watch her recent Ted Talk and hear recent performances by Dr. Allyss Haecker, please visit www.allysshaecker.com.
Dr. Haecker lives in Northfield, Minnesota with her husband, Arthur, and their son, Kai.