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ARDIS R. FABER, Conductor

Ardis R. Faber is an Associate Professor of Music at Grace College, Winona Lake, IN.  She received her B.S. in Music Education from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan and a M.M. in Trumpet Performance from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.  Ardis joined the Grace College Music Faculty in 1988, where she is currently head of the Music Education Area, teaching classes music education classes, and conducting.  In addition to teaching, Ms. Faber conducts the Grace College Chamber Singers and Chamber Ensemble.  Presently, she is pursuing a Doctorate of Arts degree in Music Education and Orchestral Conducting at Ball State University, Muncie, IN. As a second-year Graduate Assistant, she is Assistant Conductor of the Ball State Symphony Orchestra. She had the pleasure of assisting Dr. Fiora Contino with the 2007 BSU opera Madame Butterfly—a rich, exciting experience. While at Ball State, she has studied conducting with Kirk Trevor, Dr. Leonard Atherton, and currently with Bohuslav Rattay. She resides in Winona Lake, IN.


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