Assistant Professor of Practice
Music Bldg, Room 248
Dr. Jeff Vanderlee recently joined the choral faculty at the Fred Fox School of Music in the fall of 2021. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Texas at Austin, a master’s degree in choral conducting from Westminster Choir College, a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting from the University of Arizona. He is the conductor of Collegium Musicum, a choral ensemble dedicated to the performance of music pre-1750, and his research is centered on 17th-century Thuringian motets, especially those of Johann Christoph Bach (1642-1703). Jeff is also an active conductor representing the University of Arizona in the greater Tucson community and further. He recently conducted a screening of Buster Keaton’s 1924 silent film Sherlock Jr. with live music as part of the Loft Cinema Film Festival, and will be presenting on little-known sacred German motets of the 17th-century at the upcoming ACDA convention in Long Beach, CA. He also serves as the Director of Music at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Oro Valley, AZ.