Dr. David Hahn is thrilled to be the next Director of Choral Activities at the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University. Dr. Hahn joins the CSU family from the University of Toledo where he is the Visiting Director of Choral Activities and conducts the Chamber Singers, University Chorus and teaches Secondary Choral Methods, Choral Conducting, and Applied Voice.
Additionally, Dr. Hahn is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan where he directed the University Choir and served as assistant conductor for the Chamber Choir, Men's Glee Club, Women's Glee Club, and Michigan Youth Chamber Singers. Dr. Hahn also conducted the 2020 University of Michigan concert performance premiere of Bill Banfield’s poignant opera, Edmonia. Prior to arriving in Michigan, Dr. Hahn was the Artistic Director & Conductor of the Orchard Park Chorale and Director of Choral Music at Nichols School in Buffalo, NY where he conducted the concert choir, honors vocal ensemble, and taught courses in voice, electronic music composition, and music appreciation.
Dr. Hahn is a proud winner of the American Prize Ernst Bacon Award in the College/University division for his performance of Corigliano's Fern Hill with the Eastman Repertory Singers. As a professional singer, Dr. Hahn has performed with Buffalo Opera Unlimited and served as Bass Section Leader for the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and Eastman-Rochester Chorus.
Dr. Hahn holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Michigan, the Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the Eastman School of Music, and the Bachelor of Music degree in Voice and Sacred Music from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL.