Jeffrey L. Pappas

Treasurer, NASM (Executive Committee and Board of Directors)
Elected November 2016, term ends November 2019

Jeffrey L. Pappas is currently the Director of the School of Music at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Previously, he served as the Chair of the Department of Music at Marshall University and as Director of Choral Activities at Ball State University, Mississippi State University, and Clarke College. He also was a member of the faculty at Otterbein College.

Professor Pappas remains active as a choral conductor, clinician, and adjudicator, and has been involved in commissioning and conducting new works for choral ensembles. He is also active in the National Association of Music Executives of State Universities (NAMESU), is the current President of the Tennessee Association of Music Executives of Colleges and Universities (TAMECU), and has held numerous positions within the American Choral Directors Association.

Professor Pappas has served NASM as a Visiting Evaluator, and as a member of the Board of Directors as Chair of Region 8.

He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting from the University of Iowa, a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from the University of Illinois, and a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Northern Kentucky University.
Posted December 2016