Doctor Greg Zielke
Music Department Chair & Professor of Music
Doctor of Musical Arts
Dr. Zielke received the Bachelor of Arts in Music Education (BA) from Tabor College, the Master of Music Education (MME) from Wichita State University, and the Doctor of Musical Arts in conducting (DMA) from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). His conducting teachers included Dr. Harrison Boughton and Dr. Eph Ehly. His master classes were with Rene Clausen and Dale Warland.
He is a member of Chorus America, the American Choral Director’s Association, Music Educators National Conference, Nebraska Music Educators Association and College Music Society.
Teaching and Related Service
Dr. Greg Zielke is Professor of Music and Director of the Music Program at Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska. He began teaching at Grace University in 1991. He directs the Grace Chorale, the Masterworks Chorus, and the Chamber Singers. In addition, he teaches courses in conducting, choral methods, music and worship, and applied voice. Under his direction, Grace choirs have performed across America and taken concert tours to Australia and Europe. The latest tour to Europe came in 2011. They have also performed with Soli Deo Gloria Cantorum, the Clarion Chorale, the Omaha Municipal Orchestra and the Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra. Grace University choirs under Dr. Zielke’s direction have performed the Faure Requiem, Amahl and the Night Visitors, the Mozart Requiem, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Vivaldi Gloria, the Rutter Gloria and Requiem, and Messiah by Handel.