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Dr. Elizabeth Fisher

elizabeth fisher

Professional title

Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Choral Activities

Bio

Dr. Elizabeth Fisher is an assistant professor of choral music at the University of Minnesota Duluth where she serves as head of the Vocal Jazz Program, conducts the UMD Concert Chorale, and teaches courses in choral music education, conducting, aural skills, and voice. Dr. Fisher’s scholarship focuses on restoring manuscripts of 18th century music composed for the for the women of the Ospedali as well as choral music’s engagement with social justice issues. She has presented and worked as a clinician at schools and conferences throughout the region. In 2015, she was selected as a semi-finalist in the National ACDA Graduate Conducting Competition. Fisher has taught in the public schools of Minnesota and Wisconsin, conducting choirs at the middle and high school levels. She holds degrees from Millikin University (BME), Westminster Choir College (MM), and Michigan State University (DMA).